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2016-2017 Academic Catalogue 
2016-2017 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Biology, B.A.

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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; also CHE 121 -CHE 122  (or CHE 161 ), and CHE 225  (Chemical Principles I, II, or Accelerated General Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry I).

The courses in Biology must include the seven core courses listed below and at least one course from each of the other three groupings:

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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