Courses - Biology

 

Major in Biology

BI 120 Principles of Biology I
BI 129 Principles of Biology II
CH 123 General Chemistry I
CH 124 General Chemistry II
NS 198 Seminar
NS 491 Internship
NS 499 Senior Capstone Project
MA 106 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
PY 230 Behavioral Statistics OR
BA 212 Business Statistics


A Biology major selects more upper-level science courses for a total 55 hours, allowing the design of a specialty within the major.


Select 1 course from Group I:
BI 250 Field Zoology
BI 270 Field Botany
BI 320 Ecology
BI 357 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
BI 367 Vertebrate Physiology


Select 1 course from Group II:
BI 338 Histology
BI 358 Microbiology
BI 431 Molecular Biology
BI 462 Immunology
BI 480 Genetics
PLUS
Three 300-400 level Biology courses
One 300-400 level science course

Environmental Studies and Field Biology are optional concentrations which may be added to the Biology major. Please note: a course may not be used for both the major and concentration.

Environmental Studies Concentration (17 hours)
BI 420 Restoration Ecology I
PH 202 Introduction to Geology
NS 310 Geographic Information Systems
NS 393 Environmental Topics
HI 345 Ohio Area OR
EC 205 Macroeconomics


Field Biology Concentration (16 hours)
BI 250 Field Zoology
BI 270 Field Botany
NS 310 Geographic Information Systems


One elective chosen from the following:
BI 320 Ecology
BI 350 Fisheries and Wildlife Management
BI 420 Restoration Ecology
PH 202 Introduction to Geology


Chemistry Minor
CH 123 General Chemistry I
CH 124 General Chemistry II
Plus a minimum of 12 additional credits selected
from Chemistry courses numbered 200 or above

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