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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology, Biology Concentration, B.S.


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(Leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree)

Curriculum


Total: 33


Total: 28-29


Total: 28-29


Senior Year


  • Approved Biology and Chemistry Courses Credit: 13-24. 3
  • Electives Credit: 5-18.

Total: 29-30


Note:


1

Three math/statistics courses are required, one each from the following pairs of courses:either MATH 1130  or MATH 1710 , either MATH 1530  or MATH 1830 , and either MATH 3070  or BIOL 4220 (5220) /WFS 4220 (5220) .

   
2 Students following the Microbiology option may choose between BIOL 3120  or BIOL 3130 .
   
3

Students will take approved Biology and Chemistry courses from one of the following four options, each with unique requirements:

Botany Option: (18 hours)

  1. BIOL 3240 , BIOL 4150 (5150) , BIOL 4320 (5320) , BIOL 4330 (5330) ; and
  2. Choose two of the three: BIOL 4300 (5300) , BIOL 4310 (5310) , BIOL 4780 (5780) .

Marine Biology Option: (13-17 hours)

  1. BIOL 4650 (5650) ; and
  2. Choose one of the four: BIOL 4610 (5610) , BIOL 4780 (5780) , BIOL 4810 (5810) , BIOL 4840 (5840) ; and
  3. Two courses from the GCRL offerings (requires one summer at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory; coursework from other marine stations may be substituted with the approval of the advisor.)

Microbiology Option: (18-24 hours)

  1. BIOL 4130 (5130) , BIOL 4150 (5150) , BIOL 4750 (5750)  ;and
  2. CHEM 4610 (5610) , CHEM 4620 (5620) ; and
  3. Choose two courses from: BIOL 4000 (5000)  , BIOL 4040 (5040) , BIOL 4120 (5120) , BIOL 4140 (5140) , BIOL 4160 (5160) , BIOL 4780 (5780)  or BIOL 4850 (5850) .

or

  1. BIOL 4130 (5130) , BIOL 4150 (5150) , BIOL 4750 (5750) ; and
  2. CHEM 4500 ; and
  3. Choose two courses from: BIOL 4000 (5000) , BIOL 4040 (5040) , BIOL 4120 (5120) , BIOL 4140 (5140) , BIOL 4160 (5160) , BIOL 4780 (5780)  or BIOL 4850 (5850) .

Zoology Option: (16-28 hours)

  1. BIOL 3040 , BIOL 3530 , and a choice of either BIOL 3330  or  BIOL 4610 (5610) ; and
  2. Choose two courses from: BIOL 3060 , BIOL 4000 (5000) , BIOL 4230 (5230) , BIOL 4630 (5630) , BIOL 4810 (5810) , BIOL 4820 (5820)  or BIOL 4830 (5830) .

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