Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Nov 13, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

Biology, BA


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This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:
121 semester hours

Total number of hours in major:
52 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:
20 semester hours

Suggested Sequencing of Courses:


Required in Major for Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Fall - Year One


MATHEMATICS 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

NATURAL SCIENCE 4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 17 hrs


SOCIAL SCIENCE 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 17 hrs


Fall - Year Two


FOREIGN LANGUAGE/MULTICULTURAL 4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 16 hrs


Spring - Year Two


FOREIGN LANGUAGE/MULTICULTURAL 3-4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 14-15 hrs


PHILOSOPHY 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 14 hrs


Spring - Year Three


  • Advanced course 3000+ 3 hrs
  • Additional 3 credit hrs
  • Additional 3 credit hrs

LITERATURE 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

FINE ARTS 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 15 hrs


Fall - Year Four


  • Advanced course 3000+
  • Advanced BIOL courses 8 hrs
  • Additional 4 credit hrs

Total: 15 hrs


Spring - Year Four


ORAL COMMUNICATION 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 13 hrs


Note(s):


The following components are required in all degrees:
General education, major, minor, and validation of completion of:

  • overall semester hours - 121
  • institutional semester hours - 45
  • overall advanced hours - 36
  • institutional advanced hours - 24

Required General Education courses:
BIOL 1401 , BIOL 1402 , MATH 1304  

SPAN 1411 , SPAN 1412  or any two semesters of the same foreign language
Other course requirements:
CHEM 2411  and CHEM 2412  Either MATH 1304  or MATH 1411  

Acceptable minor fields:

Any OLLU approved minor

Strongly recommended:

8 semester hours in physics

 

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