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  Feb 17, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue

Biology, B.A.

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Jeffrey Cardon, Barbara Christie-Pope, Marty Condon, S. Andy McCollum, Tammy Mildenstein, Brian Nowak-Thompson (chair), Craig Tepper


A minimum of 13 courses (12 courses if CHE 161  is taken), including at least 10 courses in Biology, eight of which must be at or above the 200 level.

The courses in Biology must include the seven core courses listed below:

Capstone Experience: (not required for students also majoring in Education)

And at least one course from each of the following three groupings:


Appropriate supporting work in chemistry, physics, and mathematics is also strongly recommended.

Teaching Certification:

Students who are interested in pursuing K-12 certification to teach science should seek admission to the Teacher Education Program. See the Education  department section for application and certification information.


Students should consult with the Department concerning programs leading to graduate work in zoology, botany, or the health sciences; to high school teaching; to admission to schools of medicine and dentistry; and to various careers in the biological sciences.


Students intending to take advanced work in Biology and all preprofessional students (medicine, dentistry, etc.) should take BIO 141  and BIO 142 .

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