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Biology - General Major

This major provides an opportunity for a diversified background in biology, applicable to a wide range of introductory positions of employment in business and industry, hospitals, universities, the military and government at the local, state and federal levels. It also provides excellent preparation for graduate work in biology or related sciences.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 43-45
Choose from the following: 4
Choose from the following: 4
Choose from the following: 3-4
Choose from the following: 5
Biology Electives 3-4
Any BI course at the 200 level or above except for BI 206 and BI 305 [III] 

Other Required Courses 28
Chemistry electives numbered 215 or above 8
Choose from the following groups: 10
     PH 202 College Physics II (5 cr.) [III] or

*Transfer students may satisfy this requirement with a minimum of 4 credit hours.

This major does not require a minor.