Bachelor of Arts in Life Sciences

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
  • BIO 361 – Plant Biology
    •   or BIO 481 – Ecology
  • MAT 114 – Precalculus
    •   or MAT 145 – Calculus I
    •   or MAT 163 – Introductory Statistics
    •   or MAT 248 – Biostatistics
    •   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 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
  • Three electives from the following:
    • BIO 351 – Invertebrate Zoology
    • BIO 353 – Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
    • BIO 361 – Plant Biology
    • BIO 369 – Biochemistry
    • 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