Biology (B.A.)


1. Biology Core (20 Hours):

BIOL 1402General Biology I for Majors and Laboratory

BIOL 1403General Biology II for Majors and Laboratory

BIOL 3202Research Methods in Cell and Molecular Genetics

BIOL 3311Cell Biology

BIOL 3442Ecology and Laboratory

BIOL 3361Genetics

2. 11 semester hours support course work:

CHEM 1301Chemical Principles I

CHEM 1101Chemical Principles Laboratory I

CHEM 1302Chemical Principles II

CHEM 1102Chemical Principles Laboratory II


MATH 1311Precalculus


MATH 2303Introduction to Probability and Statistics

3. Additional Support Course Work in Chemistry or Physical Sciences (8 hours)

These eight hours can be a combination of any additional courses in Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Meteorology, or Physics.

4. Biology Electives (15 semester hours from A and B below; at least 12 hours must be upper division):

A. Student must choose from one of the following organismal biology elective options:

BIOL 2321Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 2121Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory


BIOL 2322Anatomy and Physiology II

BIOL 2122Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory


BIOL 3430Animal Physiology

BIOL 4320Neurobiology

BIOL 4420Vertebrate Zoology and Laboratory

BIOL 4430Animal Behavior and Laboratory

BIOL 4450Entomology and Laboratory

B. Additional courses in Biology as required to meet the 15 hours total (12 upper division) of elective course work.

Biology courses not specifically required above may serve as electives. Any course from Section 4.A taken in addition to those used to meet the organismal biology elective component may count towards this requirement.