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  Jan 17, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog (August 2017 - July 2018)

Biology - Pre-Professional Emphasis (BS)

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Core Requirements:

The degree of Bachelor of Science in Biology requires successful completion of 120 semester hours including (1) the General Education Program  (six hours of modern language is recommended); (2) one of the biology areas of emphasis; and (3) a program of electives or a minor as worked out with the student’s adviser; recommended minors include chemistry, geology, physics, psychology, mathematics, computer science, or statistics.

Biology - Preprofessional Requirements:

74-78 Hours

7-13 hours in Mathematics

10 hours of Science Electives

At least 6 hours in biology; N SC 300D  or BIOL 214  may be substituted for three of these hours


Science electives for each program may come from courses listed under Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Mathematics (course numbers 200 and higher), BIOL 213 /N SC 300D /BIOL 214 , or PSY 370  and/or PSY 402 . N SC 325  may be used only once to fulfill science elective credit.

MATH 103 and/or 104 will be waived for those students establishing “equivalent proficiency” as defined by the Department of Mathematics  (Mathematics ACT 25 or 28)

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