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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology, Microbiology Concentration, B.S.


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Department of Biology  
615-898-2847
Steve Wright, program coordinator
Steven.Wright@mtsu.edu

Every Biology major is required to declare a concentration area selected from a set of designated courses.

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

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Biology, Microbiology, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


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

The following General Education courses are required for this major:

  • MATH 1910  (Math)
  • BIOL 1110 and BIOL 1111 (Nat Sci)
  • CHEM 1110 and CHEM 1111 (Nat Sci)

Major Requirements (42 hours)


Biology Core (29 hours)


BIOL UD elective (1-3 hours)


  • To make 42 hours

Supporting Courses (13 hours)


Electives (28 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Biology, Microbiology


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

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 32-34 Hours


Senior


  • BIOL 4200 - Senior Seminar 1 credit hour
  • BIOL concentration courses 6-8 credit hours
  • Upper-division BIOL elective 3-4 credit hours
  • Electives* 15-16 credit hours

Subtotal: 25-28 Hours


NOTE:


*Only if needed to meet 42 upper-division credit hours or 120 total credit hours.

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