(B.S. degree) Forty-nine hours required. A minimum of thirty-eight hours in Biology including BIO 111, 212, 214, 314, 335, 451, 452, and fourteen hours of electives to be selected from 300-400 level courses in Biology (excluding BIO 306). One elective course must be a field course selected from the following: BIO 300, 316, 320, 413, or 470 field topics. A maximum of three hours of Independent Study, BIO 440, can be used to satisfy the elective hours. In addition, the required allied hours are MAT 111 and CHE 111, 112, and 113. MAT 125, and CHE 201, 202, 309 and 310 are recommended. Those seeking certification in teaching must take BIO 305 and 311 as two of their electives. The four courses in the biology core (BIO 111, 212, 214, 314) are preferably taken in the freshman and sophomore years; all should be completed by the end of the junior year.
Eighteen hours required, including BIO 111. Note that BIO 212, 214, or 314 are prerequisites for most upper level electives. BIO 100 does not apply to a major or minor in Biology.