Hours60 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

requirement 4 Complete 19.0 hours from the following course(s)
Note: BIO 220 and BIO 230, if taken for requirement 2, do not double count here. Note: Students may count either BIO 370 (Bioethics) or PHIL 212R (Intro to Medical Ethics) toward their overall electives but not both. The biology major will only accept a maximum of 2 credit hours between BIO 399R and/or BIO 494R towards its requirements.
See catalog for recommended courses for career options in Botany, Preveterinary Medicine, and/or Premedical and Predental.
Program Outcomes: 

Broad Understanding of Biology

Students will use basic biological concepts, grounded in the foundational theories, to interpret relationships among living things and to analyze and solve biological problems, from the molecular to ecosystem level.

Skills and Tools for Discovery

Students will be able to conduct basic biology research.

Meet standards of professionalism

Students will demonstrate professionalism (e.g., scientific integrity, intellectual honesty) and competency (effective verbal and written communication, accurate knowledge base) required by employers or graduate school.