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Biology Major Requirements

Study within the major field:

BIOL 180, 181, 201; 212 or 269; 216 or 282

19-20 s.h.

Elective courses:


Five courses including at least one Botany and one Zoology course and one at 300-level (the 300-level elective requirement cannot be fulfilled with BIOL 395-399)

15-20 s.h.


Total 34-40 s.h.

Courses in related areas:

CHEM 111, 112; 221 or 226; 330 or 322

16 s.h.

Any four courses from the following:


MATH 105, 173, 174


STAT 101


PHYS 103 or 203; 104 or 204


GEOL 120 or GEOL 182 or GEOG 305


NUTR 142


PSYC 240



Total 28-32 s.h.

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