72 credits

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
Concentration Electives (25 Credits)
Select 25 credits of the following:25
Environmental Biology (at least 3 credits):
Field Biology Fall
Ecology
Plant Ecophysiology
Freshwater Biology
Ornithology
Evolution & Diversity of Life (at least 3 credits):
Plant Morphology
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
General Microbiology
Animal Physiology
Evolutionary Theory
Animal Behavior
Entomology
Ornithology
Architecture of Life (at least 3 credits):
Developmental Plant Anatomy
General Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Biological Chemistry
Developmental Biology
Capstone (at least 6 credits):
BIO4xx
400-level Biology courses
Cognate Requirements (24 Credits)
CHE318
CHE306
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
4
CHE319
CHE309
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Lab
4
MAT251Calculus I 4
MAT252Calculus II 4
PHY201
PHY211
General Physics 1
and Physics 1 Laboratory
4
PHY202
PHY212
General Physics 2
and General Physics 2 Lab
4
Total Credits72

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