Courses in the department of biology are designed to provide a broad cultural education and prepare students for graduate studies, the teaching profession, medical and allied health professions and positions in resource management, environmental science and research. Students pursuing a major in biology must take a minimum of 36 semester hours in the department.
All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses. Co-requisites must be taken during the same semester.
BIOL 171: Scientific Endeavors
BIOL 172: Exploring Molecular Biology
BIOL 181: Mechanisms of Genetic Inheritance
BIOL 182: Evolution
BIOL 200: Ecology
BIOL 201: Biodiversity
BIOL 351: Junior Seminar I
BIOL 352: Junior Seminar II
BIOL 493: Senior Seminar I
BIOL 494: Senior Seminar II
Additional 13 hours of courses in department selected with the student's educational goals in mind.
Other Required Courses:
CHEM 112-L: Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 115: General Chemistry
CHEM 238: Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 238-L: Inorganic Chemistry Lab
MATH 227: Introduction to Statistics
MATH 231: Calculus I
PHYS 211: General Physics I