Jan 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology, BS (43-380) (120 hours)

Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Apply fundamental biological principles from major areas of biology to answer questions encountered by biologists
  • Use discipline-appropriate methods and instruments with accuracy, precision and safety in order to answer biological questions.
  • Use the language and concepts of Biology to communicate effectively in oral and written form.

Biology, BS (43-380) (Area 1: General Biology) (4 Year Guide)  

Biology, BS (43-380) (Area 2: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) (4 Year Guide)  

Biology, BS (43-380) (Area 3: Wildlife & Natural Resource Conservation) (4 Year Guide)  

Biology, BS (43-380) (Area 4: Integrative Biology, Plant Biology Emphasis) (4 Year Guide)  

Biology, BS (43-380) (Area 4: Integrative Biology, Animal Biology Emphasis) (4 Year Guide)  

Biology, BS (43-380) (Area 5: Biomedical/Cellular & Molecular Biology) (4 Year Guide)  

Biology, BS (43-380) (Area 6: Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet) (4 Year Guide)  

Biology, BS (43-380) (Area 7: Conservation Enforcement) (4 Year Guide)  

Major Requirements: 63-77 Semester Hours

Elect One of the 8 Areas: 34-48 Semester Hours

Choose Plant Biol. or Animal Biol. Emphasis (A or B): 22-24 Semester Hours

General Education Requirements: 26-35 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are either required or listed as a major option elective by this major:

Free Electives: 12-21 Semester Hours

Area 1: 22 Sem. Hours
Area 2: 16-21 Sem. Hours
Area 3: 15-20 Sem. Hours
Area 4: 19-21 Sem. Hours
Area 5: 21 Sem. Hours
Area 6: 15 Sem. Hours
Area 7: 17-18 Sem. Hours
Area 8: 12 Sem. Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

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