Feb 21, 2020  
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology Concentration, B.S.


Department of Biology  
615-898-2847
Matt Elrod-Erickson, program coordinator
Matt.Elrod-Erickson@mtsu.edu

The major in Biology requires 42 semester hours including a biology core for all concentrations of 29 semester hours:

  1. BIOL 1110 /BIOL 1111  and BIOL 1120 /BIOL 1121 ;
  2. BIOL 2230 /BIOL 2231 , BIOL 3250 /BIOL 3251 , BIOL 3400 /BIOL 3401 , BIOL 3500 , BIOL 4200 ;
  3. BIOL 4110 /BIOL 4111  or BIOL 4210 /BIOL 4211  or BIOL 4500 .

Other requirements include

  1. MATH 1910  and one of the following: BIOL 4350 /BIOL 4351  or MATH 2050  or MATH 1920 ;
  2. 12 hours of chemistry (CHEM 1110 /CHEM 1111 , CHEM 1120 /CHEM 1121 , and CHEM 2030 /CHEM 2031  or CHEM 3010 /CHEM 3011 ).

All Biology majors are assigned a faculty advisor through the Biology Department Office. The student is responsible for seeking the assistance of the advisor. This catalog is not intended to provide the detail necessary for self-advising.

Every Biology major is required to declare a concentration area. Each area requires semester hours to be selected from a set of designated courses.

Concentration Requirements


Curriculum: Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities, and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 29 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 32-33 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 27-28 Hours


Total hours in program: 120