Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Feb 28, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

Biology, BS


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This major requires a minor.

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

Total number of hours required in major:
78 semester hours

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

Major Courses Required:


Suggested Sequencing of Courses:


Required in Major for Bachelor of Science 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


FOREIGN LANGUAGE/MULTICULTURAL 4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 16 hrs


Spring - Year Two


FOREIGN LANGUAGE/MULTICULTURAL 4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 12 hrs


PHILOSOPHY 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 18 hrs


Spring - Year Three


Total: 15 hrs


Total: 4 hrs, optional


NOTE: if undergraduate research is undertaken in the summer then it is not necessary to take BIOL 4481 .

Fall - Year Four


  • Advanced BIOL 8 credit hrs
  • Advanced 3 credit hrs

FINE ARTS 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 14 hrs


ORAL COMMUNICATION 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

LITERATURE 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 17 hrs


Note(s):


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

  • overall semester hours - 126
  • institutional semester hours. - 45
  • overall advanced hours - 36
  • institutional advanced hours - 24

Required General Education courses:
BIOL 1401 , BIOL 1402   

SPAN 1411 , SPAN 1412  or any two semesters of the same foreign language

Other course requirements: MATH 1304 , MATH 1411  

Acceptable minor fields:
Any OLLU approved minor

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