BA in Biological Sciences with Ecological/Environmental/Organismal Emphasis

A major in biological sciences leading to the BA with an ecological/environmental/organismal emphasis requires 35 credit hours of biological sciences coursework.

BIOL 210General Biology I4
BIOL 211General Biology II4
BIOL 418General Ecology4
BIOL 419Genetics4
BIOL 420Molecular Cell Biology4
BIOL 497Biology Colloquium1-2
or BIOL 499 Undergraduate Research
Select one of the following:3-5
General Microbiology
Vascular Plants
Field Botany
Freshwater Invertebrates
Vertebrate Zoology
Parasitology
Select 5 additional credit hours from among those approved for the ecological/environmental/organismal emphasis (see academic advisor or departmental offices for approved courses)5
Select additional approved major level biology electives 13-6
Total Credit Hours 35
Additional Science Requirements for Biological Sciences (BA-Ecological/Environmental/Organismal)
CHEM 211General Chemistry I5
CHEM 212General Chemistry II5
CHEM 531Organic Chemistry I5
Total Credit Hours15
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 See list of excluded courses (nonmajor courses may not be used to satisfy the requirements for the major).