56 credits, plus an approved minor (typically 18-22 credits) or second major.

Core Requirements (23 Credits)
BIO201
BIO211
General Biology I
and Gen Bio 1 Lab 1
4
BIO202
BIO212
General Biology II
and Gen Bio 2 Lab 1
4
BIO320
BIO321
Genetics
and Genetics Lab 2
4
BIO322Evolution 23
CHE201
CHE211
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab 3
4
CHE202
CHE212
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab 3
4
Participation in Lecture Series (6 hours)0
Biology Electives (25 Credits)
Upper-division (300-level or above) Biology or selected Biochemistry courses and/or BIO296 Departmental Elective, with at least 3 credits in each of the following categories:25
Environmental Biology:
Field Biology Fall
Ecology
Plant Ecophysiology
Freshwater Biology
Ornithology
Evolution & Diversity of Life:
Plant Morphology
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
General Microbiology
Animal Physiology
Evolutionary Theory
Animal Behavior
Entomology
Ornithology
Architecture of Life:
Developmental Plant Anatomy
General Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Biological Chemistry
Developmental Biology
Protein Structure and Function
Biochemistry 1
Capstone:
BIO4xx
All 400-level Biology courses
Cognate Requirements (8 Credits)
Select 8 credits of the following:8
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Lab
Computer Science I: Foundations
Computer Science II: Data Structures
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Laboratory
Historical Geology
Calculus I
Calculus II
General Physics 1
and Physics 1 Laboratory
General Physics 2
and General Physics 2 Lab
Fundamental Physics 1
and Physics 1 Laboratory
Fundamental Physics II
and Fundamental Physics 2 Lab
Total Credits56

Additional considerations for admission to medical, dental and veterinary schools

The requirements for these professional schools are constantly evolving and vary from institution to institution. Please contact the Pre-Health Advisor.