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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, Microbiology Concentration, B.S.


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Major in Biology


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  or, with approval of the department head, BIOL 1030 /BIOL 1031  with a grade of A or B plus 4 hours from upper-division courses;
  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


Suggested program for majors not planning to teach:


Freshman


Subtotal: 29 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 31-32 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours
  • BIOL concentration 6 credit hours
  • Minor 6 to 9 credit hours **
  • Upper-division BIOL elective 4 credit hours
  • Electives 9 credit hours **
  • 2 credit hours

Subtotal: 30-33 Hours


NOTE:


*See advisor for additional choices in this area.
**Must include 16 hours of upper-division classes.

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