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Biology-Bachelor of Arts Major

64 Credits
This program is designed for those students who plan careers in business, secondary education, technical support or other areas that relate to the Biological Sciences. It is not intended for students planning to enroll in graduate or professional programs in the Biological Sciences or related areas.

Requirements:
BI 110, 111,
112, 113 General Biology and Lab
BI 260, 261 Ecology and Lab
BI 270, 271 Cell Biology and Lab
BI 481 or 482 Coordinating Seminar
BI 295 Cooperative Education
CH 111, 113,
114, 115 College Chemistry and Lab
CH 211, 213,
214, 215 Organic Chemistry and Lab
MA 221 Statistics I
IS 260 Computer Decision-Making Applications
or another advisor-approved math course
PS 180, 181,
182, 183 Basic Physics and Lab

Plus 12 additional credits in Biology selected with academic advisor’s approval, with at least one course from each of the two groups below:

Group A – Cell and Molecular Biology
BI 305, 306 Biochemistry I and Lab
BI 340, 341 Parasitology and Lab
BI 350 Genetics
BI 360, 361 Microbiology and Lab
BI 430 Immunology

Group B – Organismal Biology
BI 300, 301 Mammalian Anatomy and
Physiology I and Lab
BI 302, 303 Mammalian Anatomy and
Physiology II and Lab
BI 320 Evolution
BI 322 Animal Behavior
BI 460 Endocrinology

Students in the environmental science program will gain a broad perspective in the physical and life sciences as related to environmental applications and issues. Coupled with an appropriate minor, graduates of this interdisciplinary program will be prepared for careers in environmental areas such as education, ecology, conservation, consulting, monitoring, communication, illustration, and health sciences.

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Science is designed for students who plan to seek employment in an environmentally related vocation immediately upon graduation. It is not intended to prepare the student for further graduate studies in the life or physical sciences or as preparation for medical, dental, or veterinary programs.