Biological Sciences, BA

64 credit hours

Requirements

Additional BSC Coursework

4 credit hours of coursework from the following options:

BSC 34100Vertebrate Zoology

4

BSC 36400Entomology

4

Major Coursework

54 credit hours of coursework from the following options: 

BSC 24000Introduction to Biological Diversity

4

BSC 24400Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology

4

BSC 24800Introduction to Ecology and Evolution

4

BSC 28500Methods and Writing for Biology

1

BSC 32000Plant Biology

4

BSC 40400Cell Biology

4

BSC 40800Genetics

4

BSC 46400Evolution

3

BSC 46500General Ecology

4

BSC 48800Genetics of Evolution

2

CHM 23000General Chemistry 1

3

CHM 23100General Chemistry 2

3

CHM 24100General Chemistry 2 Laboratory

1

CHM 23200General Chemistry 3

3

CHM 24200General Chemistry 3 Laboratory

1

MTH 15100College Algebra

3

MTH 15200Pre-calculus: Elementary Functions

3

MTH 24100Statistics for Natural Science

3

Biological Sciences Elective Coursework

6 credit hours of coursework from the following options: 

BSC 22700Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BSC 22800Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

BSC 23000Microbiology for Health Sciences

4

BSC 26300Environmental Policy

3

BSC 28000Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science

3

BSC 30200Biometry I: Introduction to R

2

BSC 35300Microbiology

4

BSC 35800Parasitology

3

BSC 36200Advanced Environmental Biology

4

BSC 36400Entomology

4

BSC 36600Field Biology

3

BSC 36800Biology in Society

2

BSC 37400Embryogenesis

3

BSC 41300Immunology

3

BSC 42200/CHM 42200Biochemistry: Metabolism

4

BSC 48000Independent Research

1-6

Alternatively, other 30000-level or above courses may be an accepted elective with prior approval by the department. Additional credits will be required to meet the university 42 credit minimum of 30000 or higher level courses and may be fulfilled with Biological Sciences or other department electives.