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Bachelor of Arts in Life Sciences

Degree Requirements 2017-2018

This major is appropriate for students also seeking secondary teaching licensure in biology.

BIO 151 – Introductory Biology

BIO 152 – Evolution, Ecology, and Diversity

BIO 253 – Introductory Cellular Biology

BIO 255 – Genetics

MAT 114 – Precalculus

or MAT 145 – Calculus I

or MAT 163 – Introductory Statistics

or MAT 164 – Introductory Statistics for STEM

or PSY 215 – Research Methods and Statistics I

CHM 115 – General Chemistry I

CHM 116 – General Chemistry II

PHY 116 – Introduction to Physics

or PHY 107, 108 – College Physics I, II

or PHY 121, 122 – General Physics I, II

BIO 490 – Biology Keystone

or SCI 490 – Integrated Science

or HON 490 – Honors Senior Seminar

or another keystone with departmental approval

Two science courses from the following:

PHY 101 – Astronomy

SCI 106 – Introductory Meteorology

An introductory geology course

Four upper division electives, at least one of which must be BIO 361, BIO 440, or BIO 481:

BIO 351 – Invertebrate Zoology

BIO 353 – Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

BIO 361 – Plant Biology

BIO 369 – Biochemistry

BIO 440 – Plant Physiology

BIO 471 – Advanced Cellular and Molecular Biology

BIO 473 – Animal Physiology

BIO 474 – Developmental Biology

BIO 475 – Neurobiology

BIO 476 – Microbiology

BIO 481 – Ecology

BIO 486 – Immunology

BIO 495 – Special Topics in Biology

PHY 317 – Biophysics