2018-2019 Catalog 
    Feb 28, 2020  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, General track, B.S.

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The general track will prepare students for graduate school and work as biologists. Biologists are involved in research which seeks to discover ways of curing disease, eliminating famine, minimizing humans’ effect on the climate, increasing life expectancy, and utilizing biological knowledge and understanding to improve our lives while at the same time protecting the environment. Consequently, biologists are employed by governmental agencies, the military, and private industry in such diverse fields as agriculture, wildlife biology, genetics, pharmaceuticals, law, and many others.

Core Curriculum: Areas A-E (42 hours)

See ABAC Core Curriculum , using Area D Science option .

Area D: CHEM 1211 /CHEM 1211L  and CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1212L  are strongly recommended.

Area F Courses: 18 hours

Required Courses for the Major: 37 hours

A minimum grade of C is required in these courses.

*Note: General track may substitute BIOL 3800K  for BIOL 3850K , and BIOL 4200K  for BIOL 4250K  

Track Courses: 23 hours

A minimum grade of C is required in these courses.
Choose 23 hours from the following.

Total Hours Required for the Degree: 120 hours

Plus PHED 1100  and one PE activity course.


  • Students should follow their advisor’s recommendations for appropriate selections in Core Curriculum  Area A1 , Area A2 , and Area D .
  • The maximum number of hours that will be awarded for credit for completion of internships is 9 credit hours.

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