Degree Requirements | Biological Sciences (B.S.)

Curriculum in Biological Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

General Education Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    CHEM 1017  3
ENGL 1157 3  Humanities  
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  Foreign Language I and II4  6
Mathematics    Literature2  3
MATH 11255 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 11265 3  Social Sciences elective2 6
Science    Arts  
BIOS 1083 3 Arts elective2 3
BIOS 1073 3    
    Total 39
Other Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
CHEM 1007 1  PHYS 1031 or 1061  3
CHEM 1008 1  PHYS 1033 or 1063  1
CHEM 1018 3  PHYS 1032 or 1062  3
CHEM 2217 3  PHYS 1034 or 1065  1
CHEM 3218 3  Approved Electives  25
MATH 2314 3    
    Total 47
Course Requirements for Major
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
BIOS 1071  1  BIOS Elective3  24
BIOS 1081  1  BIOS 4010 (exit exam)  0
BIOS 2014  4    
BIOS 2114  4    
    Total 34
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  120
Additional Requirement
 Minimum grade of C in all Mathematics and Science courses (BIOS, CHEM, CSCI, EES, MATH, PHYS, PSYC)
  1.  "C" or better required
  2.  Check General education Courses to confirm courses fulfilling this requirement.
  3.  A maximum of 4 hours may be at the 2000 level. A maximum of 7 hours may consist of research/apprenticeship (2002, 2082, 2092, 3092, 4091) or seminar (3091) courses. At least 17 hours must be lecture or lecture/laboratory courses at the 3000/4000 level. At least two of these courses must have a laboratory and at least two courses must be at the 4000 level.
  4.  Completion of six credit hours in one foreign language is required.
  5.  Mathematics 2111, 2112 may be substituted for Mathematics 1125, 1126.