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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, B.S.


Requirements for the major in biology, B.S. program


 

This curriculum is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the sciences, including medicine and health-related fields.

A minimum of 52 credits in biology (BIO 111 and above) is required, including at least ten lecture courses and a minimum of five BIO laboratory courses. Students must complete:

2. One course from each of the following areas


3. Three additional biology elective courses, one of which must be a 400-level lecture course


(BIO 405 , BIO 425 , BIO 490 , BIO 495  and BIO 497  do not satisfy this requirement).

4. Minimum of four biology laboratory courses above the introductory level


(One of which may be BIO 490 ).

7. 8 credits of mathematics


Note


Corresponding lecture and lab courses should normally be taken simultaneously. Note that some courses have incorporated labs into lecture credit while other labs are given separate credit.

Requirements for a modified major in biology (B.S.) with a specialization in anatomy


Adviser: Feona M. Hansen

Students may elect this specialization in their sophomore year. The selection of all courses should be planned by consultation with the adviser.

Requirements for a modified major in biology (B.S.) with a specialization in cell-molecular biology


Adviser: Anne L. Hitt

Students considering a career in cell biology, biotechnology or molecular biology may elect this specialization in their sophomore year. The selection of all courses should be planned in consultation with the adviser.

Requirements for a modified major in biology (B.S.) with a specialization in microbiology


Adviser: Satish K. Walia

Students may elect this specialization in their sophomore or junior year. The selection of all courses should be planned in consultation with the adviser.

Requirements for the modified major in biology (B.S.) with a concentration in applied statistics


Adviser: Keith A. Berven

This concentration is open to students pursuing either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Students should elect this concentration in their sophomore year.

Required courses are


Concentration in pre-medical studies: medicine, dentistry, optometry and veterinary medicine