Bachelor of Arts in Biology

The B.A. degree is recommended for students involved in interdisciplinary programs and for entrance to those professional schools and specific biological careers not requiring a B.S. degree with a major in Biology.

In addition to the College of Arts and Sciences degree requirements, the B.A. requirements are as follows:

1. Biology 150, 151, 160, 161 (first year)

2. Biology electives to total 34 credits, at least three credits of which must be at the 400-level or higher.

3. Up to eight credits toward the major, but not the minor, may be selected from the following: (1) courses numbered 300 or higher in BMB, MBF or MIC, (2) BME 305, (3) CSC 548, (4) MSC courses numbered 300 or higher with a biological topic.

4. One semester of inorganic chemistry with laboratory (103/105 or 111/113) and one semester of organic chemistry with laboratory (104/106 or 201/205) OR the three-semester sequence of Chemistry for the Life Sciences (CHM 121, 221, 222) with laboratories (113, 114, 205, 206).

5. A minor in a department other than natural science.



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