Biology (B.S.)


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. Chemistry-and-Mathematics Support Courses (11 hours):

CHEM 1301Chemical Principles I

CHEM 1101Chemical Principles Laboratory I

CHEM 1302Chemical Principles II

CHEM 1102Chemical Principles Laboratory II


MATH 2303Introduction to Probability and Statistics


MATH 2312Calculus I

3. Additional Support Course Work in Chemistry and Physics:

CHEM 2311Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 2111Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

CHEM 2312Organic Chemistry II

CHEM 2112Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

PHYS 1301/PHYS 1101General Physics I and Lab

PHYS 1101General Physics Laboratory I


PHYS 1302/PHYS 1102General Physics II and Lab

PHYS 1102General Physics Laboratory II


PHYS 2305Physics I

PHYS 2105Physics Laboratory I


PHYS 2306Physics II

PHYS 2106Physics Laboratory II

4. Biology Electives (23 semester hours from A and B below; at least 12 hours must be upper division):

A. Student must choose from 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 4390Developmental Biology

BIOL 4320Neurobiology

BIOL 4420Vertebrate Zoology and Laboratory

BIOL 4430Animal Behavior and Laboratory

BIOL 4450Entomology and Laboratory

Additional courses in Biology as required to meet the 23 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.