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2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology - Marine Emphasis, BS


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Department of Biology, College of Sciences and Technology

98-100 credits

Introduction

A diploma granted under this major will indicate “Bachelor of Science”; official transcripts will indicate Biology and the area of emphasis.

Major requirements include 79-81 credits of foundational courses in biology, chemistry, physics and math, and 19 upper division biology depth and elective credits. Biology Phase II status required for admission into 300- and 400-level biology courses for biology majors.

Faculty Advisors: Alejandro Acevedo-Gutiérrez, Deborah Donovan, Benjamin Miner, Craig Moyer

Admission and Declaration Process

The Biology Department has a two-step process for admission into our degree programs. Phase I students are students who have declared their intent to major in biology, and are in the process of completing the introductory biology and general chemistry series. Admission to Phase II is based on academic performance in the introductory courses. Students must have achieved an average grade of 2.9 or higher in their introductory biology and general chemistry courses before they can advance to Phase II and begin taking upper-division coursework.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major courses.

Requirements


Depth Requirements:


Electives:


1-4 credits to make 98-100 total (70-81 credits of basic requirements plus 19 upper-division biology depth and elective credits).

No more than 3 credit hours combined in BIOL 395, 496 and 498 and no more than 4 credit hours combined in BIOL 494 and 495 can be applied to this category. Additional biology elective credits can be taken to fulfill University graduation requirements.

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