BS Biology

Fall 2016

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Biology
Concentration: None

General Education Core Curriculum 

Communication - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1301 - Composition I

Select one from:

  • COMM 1315 - Public Speaking I
  • COMM 1321 - Business and Professional Speech
  • DSDE 1371 - ASL I
  • FREN 1311 - Beginning French I
  • SPAN 1311 - Beginning Spanish I

Mathematics - 3 Hours:

MATH 2312 - Precalculus II

Life and Physical Sciences - 6 Hours:

BIOL 1406 General Biology I (Majors)

BIOL 1407 - General Biology II (Majors)

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 3 Hours From:

ENGL 2300 - Close Reading II

ENGL 2310 - British Literature Before 1800

ENGL 2320 - British Literature After 1800

ENGL 2322 - British Literature

ENGL 2326 - American Literature

ENGL 2331 - World Literature

ENGL 2371 - Masterworks of Asian Literature

ENGL 2376 - African American Literature

PHIL 1370 - Philosophy of Knowledge

PHIL 2306 - Ethics

Creative Arts - 3 Hours From:

ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation

ARTS 1303 - Art History I

COMM 1375 - Film Appreciation

DANC 2304 - Dance Appreciation

MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation

MUSI 1310 - History of Rock and Roll

PHIL 1330 - Arts and Ideas

THEA 1310 - Introduction to Theatre

American History - 6 Hours:

HIST 1301 - US History I 1763-1877

HIST 1302 - US History II Since 1877

Government/Political Science - 6 Hours:

POLS 2301 - Introduction to American Government I

POLS 2302 - Introduction to American Government II

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours:

BULW 1370 - Business Environment and Public Policy

ECON 1301 - Principles and Policies

ECON 2301 - Principles of Economics I Macro

ECON 2302 - Principles of Economics II Micro

INEN 2373 - Engineering Economics

PSYC 2301 - General Psychology

SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology

Component Area Option - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1302 - Composition II

PSYC 2317 - Introduction to Statistical Methods


Required Courses for Major

Biology Core - 27 Hours:

BIOL 2420 - Microbiology

BIOL 3450 - General Botany

BIOL 3470 - Genetics

BIOL 4344 - Development of Biological Thought

Select on from:

  • BIOL 3460 - Invertebrate Zoology
  • BIOL 4410 - Parasitology

Select one from:

  • BIOL 3428 - Comparative Anatomy
  • BIOL 4408 - Mammalogy
  • BIOL 4409 - Ornithology
  • BIOL 4431 - Icthiology
  • BIOL 4440 - Vertebrate Natural History
  • BIOL 4445 - Herpetology

Select one from:

  • BIOL 4470 - Cell Biology and Histology
  • BIOL 4404 - Molecular Biology

Supporting Courses - 24 Hours:

CHEM 1311 - General Chemistry I

CHEM 1111 - General Chemistry I Laboratory

CHEM 1312 - General Chemistry II

CHEM 1112 - General Chemistry II Laboratory

CHEM 3311 - Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 3111 - Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

CHEM 3312 - Organic Chemistry II

CHEM 3112 - Organic Chemistry II Laboratory

Biology Electives - 22 Hours:

Must take 4, 4-hour courses (16 hours) at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Must take 2, 3-hour courses (6 hours) at the 3000 to 4000 level.

Elective Courses

General elective courses (any) - 3 Hours at the 3000-4000 level


Hours

120