BS in Biological Sciences with Biological/Biomedical Emphasis
A minimum total of 120 credit hours is required for the BS in biological sciences with a biological/biomedical emphasis. In addition to meeting the requirements of the WSU General Education Program and the requirements of Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, students must meet the following requirements:
A major in the BS in biological sciences with a biological/biomedical emphasis requires a minimum of 40 credit hours of biological sciences coursework; up to 50 credit hours may be taken for credit. Students must maintain a grade point average of 2.000 in all biological sciences coursework.
|BIOL 210||General Biology I||4|
|BIOL 211||General Biology II||4|
|BIOL 418||General Ecology||4|
|BIOL 420||Molecular Cell Biology||4|
|BIOL 497||Biology Colloquium||1-2|
|or BIOL 499||Undergraduate Research|
|Select one of the following||3-5|
|Select additional approved major level biology electives. 1||13-16|
|Total Credit Hours||40|
|Additional Science Requirements for Biological Sciences (BS-Biological/Biomedical Emphasis)|
|CHEM 211||General Chemistry I||5|
|CHEM 212||General Chemistry II||5|
|CHEM 531||Organic Chemistry I||5|
|CHEM 532||Organic Chemistry II||5|
|PHYS 213||General College Physics I||5|
|PHYS 214||General College Physics II||5|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
See list of excluded courses (nonmajor courses may not be used to satisfy the requirements for the major).
Students pursing the BA/BS programs in the department of biological sciences are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by completing BIOL 418 General Ecology (4 credit hours) or BIOL 499 Undergraduate Research (2 credit hours minimum).