Biology I, B.A. (69-70 Credit Major)

The required courses and credits are distributed as follows:

8 credits in:

Credits
BIO 166Principles of Biology: Cells and Genes

4

BIO 167Principles of Biology: Organisms

4

BIO 166, BIO 167: Both courses count towards Pathways General Education requirements. Both are prerequisites to all other Biology courses at the 200-level or higher.

24 credits in advanced Biology courses:

Credits
BIO 200, 300, and 400 levels Biology courses

200, 300 and 400 levels Biology courses: With at least 12 credits at the 300 level or higher.

Course schedules to be approved by the Department's student adviser.

10 credits in general 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

10 credits in organic chemistry:

Credits
CHE 232Organic Chemistry Lecture I

3

CHE 233Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

2

CHE 234Organic Chemistry Lecture II

3

CHE 235Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

2

10 credits in general physics:

Credits
PHY 166General Physics I

5

PHY 167General Physics II

5

7-8 credits in mathematics:

Credits
MAT 175Calculus I

4

And

MAT 176Calculus II

4

 

Or

MAT 175Calculus I

4

And

MAT 231Statistics for Biologists

4

 

Or

BIO 240Biostatistics

3

Or

PSY 226Statistical Methods in Psychology

4

Qualified students may also take:

Credits
BIO 450Biology Seminar

1

BIO 489Introduction to Experimental Biology

1 (may be repeated for a maximum 3 credits).

BIO 490Honors in Biological Sciences

3