Bachelor of Science in Biology

The total number of required courses in the department is nine courses. There are additional required supporting courses that must be taken in other disciplines.

  • 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
  • CHM 115 – General Chemistry I
  • CHM 116 – General Chemistry II
  • CHM 351 – Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM 352 – Organic Chemistry II
  • PHY 121 – General Physics I
  • PHY 122 – General Physics II
  • MAT 145 – Calculus I
  • MAT 146 – Calculus II
  • BIO 490 – Biology Keystone
    •   or SCI 490 – Integrated Science
    •   or HON 490 – Honors Senior Seminar
    •   or another keystone with departmental approval
  • Four 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