2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


Biology Major

This major and concentration 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.

A 2.00 grade point average is required for all biology courses taken in the department. Exceptions must be requested via petition to the department’s academic programs committee. 

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  • Total Credits Required for Degree
  • General Education

*Students must declare one and only one concentration as part of the biology major.

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

***Students in the microbiology concentration must take CH 315 and CH 317 to fulfill this requirement.

This major does not require a minor.