Biology

Degree Course Requirements

The biology major curriculum requires the completion of 120 hours of course work. The average course load is 15 hours based on eight semesters.

General Education Requirements – 42 hours:
Written Communication – 6 hrs.
Oral Communication – 3 hrs.
Social Science & Humanities – 12 hrs.
Mathematics & Science – 10 hrs.
Other – 11 hrs.

Program Requirements – 41 hours
Principles of Biology
One Physiology class:
  Marine Biology
  Plant Biology
  Human Physiology
  Cell Biology or Embryology
One Ecology class:
  Conservation
  General Ecology
  Environmental Biology
One Organism Class:
  Marine Biology
  Plant Biology
  Animal Biology
  Microbiology
Additional Biology classes to bring number of credits to 41

Additional Requirements – 37 hours