Requirements

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BIOL 150 Investigating Biological Concepts
BIOL 155 Evolution, Ecology & Diversity
BIOL 202 Genetics
CHEM 140 General Chemistry
BIOL 210 Research Methods
BIOL 440 & 450 Research I & II
BIOL 350 Science Seminar, 2 semesters

Four additional required BIOL electives (upper level, 200 and up)

These would vary depending on the student. Students can pick any four

Health careers or cell and molecular research:

BIOL 200 Cell Biology
BIOL 204 Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 302 Microbiology
BIOL 320 Parasitology
BIOL 325 Advanced Physiology

Ecology and Conservation:

BIOL 201 Field Botany
BIOL 307 Ecology
BIOL 315 Conservation Biology
BIOL 333 Evolution
BIOL 345 Animal Behavior

Three additional required Math and Science electives (pick 3)

MATH 201 Statistics I
MATH 151 Calculus I
MATH 152 Calculus II (151 prerequisite)
PHYS 130 Physics I (MATH 151 corequisite)
PHYS 132 Physics II (MATH 152 corequisite)
PHYS 214 Computational Methods (PHYS 132 and COMP 160 prerequisites)
PHYS 267 Dynamics of Atmosphere (130 prerequisite, 132 corequisite)
CHEM 220 Analytical
CHEM 228 Organic I (220 prerequisite)
CHEM 230 Organic II (220 and 228 prerequisites)


Biology minor required courses

BIOL 150 Investigating Biological Concepts
BIOL 155 Introduction to Ecology, Evolution and Diversity
BIOL 202 Genetics
Two other BIOL credits 200 level or above.


Process for approving other courses

Our students, in consultation with their adviser, can propose an alternate course to fulfill the three additional required math and science electives requirement. The proposal should be submitted to the chair of the biology department.