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Bachelor of Science in Biology


  • Minimum of 124 credit hours
  • 40 of those hours must be in courses numbered 100 or above
  • Must have 2.00 cumulative GPA overall and in all major or minor areas
  • Have completed all Areas of Inquiry (AOI)


  • Minimum 32 credit hours in biology
  • Must take at least one course in each of the five spheres of biology (molecular and cellular processes, biological diversity, systems biology, ecology/evolution, applications of biological principles)
  • Must have six biology lab courses regardless of the number of credits/lab
  • B.S. MUST take all of the B.A. requirements PLUS BIO 099 (Biological Research & Statistical Methods) AND two credits of BIO 197 (Undergraduate Research) or advisor-approved equivalent

Catalog Requirements for a B.S. in Biology

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