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Program Requirements: Biological Science B.S. Degree

This degree requires 120 hours and includes 42 hours of University Core. University Core is listed separately in the catalog. However; some of the Major Requirements courses listed below also satisfy University Core. If other courses are taken to satisfy University Core, the Major Requirements below are still necessary for graduation and substitutions are not accepted.
Major Requirements
The course of study for the B.S. in Biological Science requires 20 hours of core courses, plus 40 hours of required courses and designated electives within their chosen specialization area. All designated electives must be approved by the faculty adviser.

Students must complete the following core courses in biology with grades of "C" or better (grades of "C-" or below are not acceptable). The math and writing core courses must be completed with grades of "C-" or better.
Rubric Course Name
BIOL 1306 Biology for Science Majors I
BIOL 1106 Lab for Biology for Science Majors I
BIOL 1307 Biology for Science Majors II
BIOL 1107 Lab for Biology for Science Majors II
CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1111 Laboratory for General Chemistry I
CHEM 1312 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1112 Laboratory for General Chemistry II
CHEM 2323 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2123 Laboratory for Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2325 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 2125 Laboratory for Organic Chemistry II
MATH 2413 Calculus I
PHYS 1301 College Physics I
PHYS 1101 Laboratory for College Physics I
PHYS 1302 College Physics II
PHYS 1102 Laboratory for College Physics II
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