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2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science in Biology gives students a comprehensive understanding of the realm of living beings, as well as a strong foundation for graduate study, professional service, and career advancement.  the biology curriculum instills in students a deeper respect for all life forms, an understanding of the connection between all forms of life, the similarities between all life at the biochemical level, and the relationships between organisms in the evolution of life on Earth. 

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Biology may choose to specialize in one of three concentrations:  Ecology and Evolution, Cellular Biology and Biochemistry, or Organismal Biology.

Completing this degree program will provide students with:

  • Scientific Literacy: To familiarize students with major scientific areas and techniques
  • Experimental Design: To frame an experiment and analyze results
  • Effective Communication: To communicate scientific data through a variety of written and oral methods
  • Career preparation


Core Curriculum:

In addition, all students must fulfill the college’s core curriculum  requirements and meet the 128 credit graduation requirement.  The First Year Experience (FYE) Seminar  is a requirement for all first-year students.


All majors should discuss their specific program with their faculty advisor.  Some professional schools require additional courses.

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