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Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, BS

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Major Requirements

Though not a requirement for a Biology major, it is strongly recommended that Biology majors include CS 130 ; a statistics course and independent research is highly recommended for students planning to pursue graduate studies in biology.

Eight Credits From the Following: 8 Credits

Additional Upper-Division BIOL Elective Credits: 8 Credits

(excluding BIOL 475 )

  • Up to 2 credits of BIOL 495  may be used toward elective credits
  • Up to 4 credits of CHEM 380  or ENV 424  may be used toward elective credits
  • If BIOL 313 , BIOL 315 , and BIOL 317  are completed, one may be counted toward elective credits.

One Course From Each of the Following Pairs: 8 Credits

Total: 60 Credits


  • Upper division biology coursework taken during study abroad may be applied to the major but must be approved by the department.
  • Students cannot double-major in Biology and Environmental Science with a Biology Emphasis.

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