TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120
a Check course description for minimum grade in prerequisite course(s) required to enroll in this course.
b A minimum of 15 credits of coursework must be completed in the combined areas of AH/HI/SS.
c This Liberal Arts Core course is required by the major. To complete the degree in the specified total credits for graduation, students must use this course to fulfill the requirements of both the Liberal Arts Core and the major.
d This course fulfills both a Major requirement and a Liberal Arts Core requirement. Credits for this course are counted in the Liberal Arts Core section of the curriculum listing. These credits are not counted in the Major Requirements total.
e BIO 496 - Priority for admission to Senior Seminar is given to students who have met all prerequisites. Students should plan their prerequisite courses accordingly.
f Check course description for prerequisite course requirements.
g The following courses require a grade of C- or better for continued progression through the degree program: BIO 106 , BIO 113 , BIO 260 , BIO 208 and BIO 245 .
h Students double majoring in Biochemistry and Biology with an area concentration in Cellular and Molecular Biology may take either the senior seminar sequence in Chemistry ((CHEM 460 or CHEM 411 or CHEM 465 ) and CHEM 497 ) or Biology (BIO 496 and BIO 497 ).
j BIO 376 is only taught in the summer.
k Advanced Topics courses will vary annually, and specific topics will be identified in advance of each semester’s registration. An advanced topics course of similar content, with or without lab, cannot be repeated (e.g. Bio 425 – Advanced Topics in Molecular Biology of Disease and BIO 427 – Advanced Topics in Molecular Biology: Molecular Biology of Disease Lab could not be repeated).
l Course has a lab component and is allowed to count toward the “Two of the three courses must have labs” requirement.
m Majors may meet the MATH 121 and/or MATH 221 auxiliary requirement with a higher-level math calculus course.
n A course used to meet the core requirement (BIO 323 or BIO 325 or BIO 326 ) cannot also be used to meet the Major Electives requirement. Additional courses from this list may be taken for the Major Electives requirement.
Note: Among the total credits required for graduation, at least 36 credits must be upper division (300- and 400-level) courses.
Note: Students completing the Liberal Arts Core in fewer than 33 credits will have additional free electives.
Note: Students who have met a prerequisite or required course through transfer, examinations, or assessment of prior learning will have additional free electives.