Academic Catalog 2013-2014 
    
    Apr 01, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biological Sciences, B.S.


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Course Requirements


The major requires 40 semester hours, of which 32 hours are upper-level. Biology majors are required to complete courses from the groups listed below. Students are encouraged and counseled to enroll in the elective biology courses that are applicable to the career goals they intend to pursue. *MATH 1306 Elementary Statistics , MSCI 3101 Faith and Science Seminar , and MSCI 3101 Faith and Science Seminar  are required courses for all math and science majors. MATH 1306  and MSCI 2311  can each be used to fulfill three hours of general education and degree core requirements in math and computer literacy, respectively.

The following 16 hours are required of all biology majors:

Possible Sequence of Courses


Bachelor of Science in Biology Possible Sequence of Courses - the following is ONE four year schedule that would result in the B. S. degree in biology. Many other permutations of this plan are possible including additional majors and/or minors in other disciplines. All upper-level science courses are on rotation making exact duplication of this four-year plan impossible for some students. This plan is intended as a guide only. Students are strongly encouraged to choose their courses in consultation with their advisor.

Total: 15 Hours


Total: 15 Hours


Sophomore Year Fall Semester:


Total: 17 Hours


Sophomore Year Spring Semester:


Total: 17 - 18 Hours


Junior Year Fall Semester:


Total: 16 - 17 Hours


Junior Year Spring Semester:


Total: 15 -16 Hours


Senior Year Fall Semester:


  • BIOL advanced course 4 hrs
  • Elective course 3 hrs
  • Elective course 3 hrs
  • Course from minor 3-4 hrs
  • Course from minor 3-4 hrs

Total: 16 - 18 Hours


Senior Year Spring Semester:


  • BIOL advanced course 4 hrs
  • Course from minor 3-4 hrs
  • Elective course 3 hrs
  • Elective course 3 hrs
  • GRAD 0001 0 hrs

Total: 13 - 14 Hours


Notations:


To reduce hours per semester, plan to take May and/or summer classes.

Upper-level biology courses are offered on a rotation. The order of the courses taken during the junior and senior years will depend on the year of entry into the program.

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