A MAJOR in biology requires 44 CREDIT HOURS

Credit hours to be completed in biology and related courses in chemistry and physics, as indicated in the curriculum chart.

A MINOR in biology requires 16 CREDIT HOURS

16 credit hours in biology with a minimum grade of ā€œCā€ in each course offered for the minor. The required courses are BIO 141, BIO 142, and 8 credit hours of elective courses.


Students graduating with degrees in Biology will:

  • 1. Develop critical thinking, reading, and communication skills at the highest level.
  • 2. Understand the basic laws, principles, and current theories of biology from the cellular to the ecosystem level.
  • 3. Enter graduate, professional schools, or pursue positions in the private sector.
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