Biology II, B.A. (53 Credit Major)

This major sequence in Biology is appropriate only for students planning to teach in middle and high school. The required education sequence in middle and high school education must be completed for all students selecting this major in Biology. As part of their overall training students in science, students will be required to take ESC 419.

The required credits are distributed as follows:

8 credits in:

Credits
BIO 166Principles of Biology: Cells and Genes

4

BIO 167Principles of Biology: Organisms

4

20 credits in Advanced Biology Courses:

(12 of which must be at the 300 level or higher)

Suggested Courses:

Credits
BIO 238Genetics

4

BIO 241Evolution, Species, and Biogeography

3

BIO 227Mammalian Histology

4

BIO 228Mammalian Physiology

4

BIO 339Ecology

4

BIO 432Biological Fine Structure

3

BIO 433Techniques in Electron Microscopy

3

5 credits in physics:

Credits
PHY 166General Physics I

5

15 credits in chemistry:

Credits
CHE 166General Chemistry I

4

CHE 167General Chemistry Laboratory I

1.5

CHE 168General Chemistry II

4

CHE 169General Chemistry Laboratory II

1.5

CHE 232Organic Chemistry Lecture I

3

CHE 233Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

2

5 courses in mathematics:

Credits
MAT 155Calculus I Laboratory

1

MAT 175Calculus I

4