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Biological Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

Core Requirements

  • Biol 1110/1111 - Biology for Science Majors I Lecture and Lab
  • Biol 1120/1121 - Biology for Science Majors II Lecture and Lab
  • Biol 1130/1131 - Biology for Science Majors III Lecture and Lab
  • Biol 3100 - General Genetics
  • Biol 4995 - Capstone: Review of Biology Concepts (this course must be completed during the last two semester prior to graduation; as part of this course, students will complete the Major Field Exam in Biology)
  • Chem 1110/1111 - General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab
  • Chem 1120/1121 - General Chemistry II Lecture and Lab
  • Chem 2010/2011 - Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab
  • Chem 2020/2021 - Organic Chemistry II Lecture and Lab
  • Math 1530 - Probability and Statistics
  • Math 1910 - Calculus I OR Math 1920 - Calculus II
  • Phys 2010/2011 and Phys 2020/2021 - General Physics I and II, Non-Calculus OR Phys 2110 and Phys 2120 - Technical Physics I and II, Calculus based

Biology Elective Requirements

  • 2-6 Credit hours of upper level Biology electives

Minor Requirements

  • 18-24 Credit hours of courses within your chosen minor (you will need to speak with your minor department for details)

Biology Menu Requirements

(Select at least one course from each of the Organismal, Population, and Biodiversity menus and any lecture/lab combination from the Molecular menu; courses in more than one menu can only be used to satisfy one menu requirement) 

    Organismal Menu

    • Biol 3220 - Comparative Anatomy
    • Biol 3230 - Vertebrate Embryology
    • Biol 3240 - Plant Anatomy
    • Biol 3260 - Animal Physiology
    • Biol 3480 - General Entomology
    • Biol 4267 - Plant Development
    • Biol 4277 - Neurobiology
    • Biol 4357 - Ethology
    • Biol 4767 - Plant Physiology
    • Biol 4887 - Arachnology

    Population Menu

    • Biol 3460 - Invertebrate Zoology
    • Biol 3350 - Ecology
    • Biol 4337 - Plant Systematics
    • Biol 4357 - Ethology
    • Biol 4360 - Evolution
    • Biol 4367 - Modeling Biological Systems
    • Biol 4737 - Conservation Biology
    • Biol 4747 - Population Genetics

     

     

     

    Biodiversity Menu

    • Biol 3410 - Vertebrate Zoology
    • Biol 3420 - Plant Biology
    • Biol 3450 - Algae and Fungi
    • Biol 3460 - Invertebrate Zoology
    • Biol 3480 - General Entomology
    • Biol 4247 - Appalachian Flora
    • Biol 4257 - Appalachian Fauna
    • Biol 4337 - Plant Systematics
    • Biol 4450 - Bryophytes, Ferns, and Seed Plants
    • Biol 4467 - Ichthyology
    • Biol 4477 - Ornithology
    • Biol 4857 - Aquatic Biology
    • Biol 4887 - Arachnology
    • Hsci 3320/3321 - General Microbiology Lecture/Lab

    Molecular Menu

    • Biol 3150 - Cell Biology Lecture
    • Biol 3151 - Cell Biology Lab
    • Biol 4147 - Biochemistry of Macromolecules Lecture
    • Biol 4157 - Biochemistry of Macromolecules Lab
    • Biol 4167 - Biochemistry of Metabolism Lecture
    • Biol 4177 - Biochemistry of Metabolism Lab
    • Biol 4597 - Recombinant DNA Lab
    • Biol 4647 - Molecular Biology
    • Biol 4747 - Population Genetics

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