Mar 22, 2023  
2021-2022 College of Liberal Arts 
2021-2022 College of Liberal Arts

Biology Major

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Major effective prior to 2011.

Modifications Made to Curriculum: Fall 2013, Fall 2015, Fall 2019

Requirements for the Major (48 credits)

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II. Intermediate and Upper Level Course work (24 credits)

Students must take an additional 24 credits at the intermediate or upper level from among the following, including at least 2 credits at the 400 level to provide a capstone experience. At least 14 credits (which may include the capstone) must be at the upper level, and at least 3 courses must have labs.

The first four credits of independent laboratory or field research (BIOL 296, 396, 404, 410, 411; CHEM 360; NEUR 296, 396) can be counted as one lab course; additional credits are counted as non-lab electives. No more than 8 credits of independent research can count toward the major (BIOL 296, 396, 402, 404, 410, 411; CHEM 360; NEUR 296, 396). No more than 2 credits of internship/ INTC 200 can count towards the major, and a Biology faculty member must be the faculty evaluator.

III. Capstone

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