2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 06, 2022  
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology, B.S.


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The Biology program prepares majors to begin a professional career in the life sciences. Agriculture, wildlife management, forestry, the food industry, the drug and pharmacy industries, public health and environmental protection all provide career opportunities for biologists. In addition, the program offers excellent preparation for professional studies in forensics, biotechnology, medicine and dentistry, as well as for pre-law programs in environmental and health regulatory law. No minor is required for a B.S. in Biology.

General Education Requirements:


  • One course in art, music, performance, or aesthetics
  • One additional course in English or in a foreign language
  • One additional elective from English, the arts, aesthetics, foreign language, humanities, philosophy, or religion;
  • One course in American history or government;
  • One course in philosophy
  • Two additional courses chosen from economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology;
  • Two courses approved by the adviser and selected from disciplines within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Please Note:


Because upper-level biology courses may be offered only every other year, students are urged to consult their advisers in planning their curriculum.

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