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The "General" Biology Major

For a general major in Biology, a student must complete at least 34 hours in Biology including BIOL105, BIOL106, BIOL410, BIOL411 and one course from each of the following 3 categories (3 courses total):

  • Molecular/Cell Biology
  • Organismal Biology
  • Population Biology


Two courses in general chemistry are also required, with organic chemistry strongly recommended.

NOTE: A maximum of 6 hours total correspondence, independent study credit, teaching assistantships, and/or BIOL470-479 can be applied toward the major.

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