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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog

Biology, B.A.


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All graduating Biology majors must show a minimal level of competency as demonstrated by the ETS® major field test in Biology. All students must satisfactorily complete the ETS® field test in Biology before taking any capstone course in the Department of Biology (BIOL 4070 , BIOL 4220 , BIOL 4410 , BIOL 4500 , BIOL 4650 ).

General Education Requirement (32-36 Credits)


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  • Core Course Requirements 12-13 credits
  • Knowledge Area Requirements 20-23 credits

Experiential Education University Requirement - EDGE Program (3 Credits)


See Experiential Education .

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree Requirement (16 Credits)


B.A. Degree - Foreign Language Requirement (16 credits)

Note: One semester of a foreign language may also fulfill the General Education Humanities requirement. The 16 credits may be fulfilled by taking four semesters of a foreign language or by testing out of a language and purchasing the credits. See an advisor for details.

Biology Curriculum Summary


Core Requirements (23 Credits)


All students majoring in biology must complete the following core courses. We recommend this sequence:

Biology Requirements (15-16 Credits)


All students will complete, in addition to the core requirements listed above:

Free Upper Electives (9-14 Credits)


  • Free Upper Electives (includes completing B.A. degree requirements) 9-14 credits

Total Credits, B.A. degree: 120-128 Credits


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