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Biology Major

A major in traditional Biology prepares you to pursue advanced graduate study, as well as obtain a secondary major in middle or secondary education.


The Biology major consists of at least 62 credits including:

The five foundational courses (BIOL 101, 150, 235, 240, and 245)

Ecology (BIOL 460)

Cell Biology (BIOL 480)

Biology Seminar (BIOL 330)

Nine credits of upper level biology courses (not including courses listed above)

Introduction to Chemistry I and II (CHEM 150 and 152)

Organic Chemistry I and II (CHEM 152 and 201)

General Physics I and II (PHYS 131 and 132)

Either Pre-Calculus (MATH 150), or Calculus (MATH 220)
or Intro to Statistics (MATH 232)

Optional Concentrations

Pre-Professional Studies 

Allied Health

Pre-Physical Therapy

Pre-Occupational Therapy


Medical Technology