Students may choose to pursue a bachelor of arts (ab) degree, which provides greater opportunities to incorporate coursework outside the biological sciences major students who pursue a bachelor of science degree will take more upper- division coursework than ab candidates and can choose from. The biology secondary education concentration prepares you to teach biology in grades 7-12 through the innovative towson uteach the field intensive curriculum allows you to complete both a bachelor's degree and all coursework for middle and high school teacher certification in four years view the degree. Prospective students who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in biology need a high school diploma or equivalent incoming students may also be required to submit sat or act scores, along with transcripts, an application and a fee coursework in a bachelor of science in biology program includes instruction in the. A minimum of 15 hours of bios coursework must be earned at western michigan university for a major transfer students must consult with both the biological sciences undergraduate advisor and a college of arts and sciences advisor before registering for classes additional transfer information is available on the. The bachelor of science in biology degree is the most versatile of all the majors in the department of biology, allowing students to tailor their studies to nearly any career path this rigorous program provides course work and skills that students need to prepare for admission to professional health degree programs and. Transfer coursework equivalency is determined by the natural sciences department each foundation science declare your program to be eligible for acceptance to the biology bs major, students must submit a college of arts and sciences undergraduate program declaration form when the following is completed. The biology major offers a broader approach to biology than is available through a major in botany, zoology, or other specialized biological sciences majors ufteach students complete the ufteach minor in science teaching with their ba or bs in biology and have the coursework and preparation for professional. Courses common to all bachelor of science in biology degree options except for option ix mathematics 408c, 408r 4 all students must complete at least 36 semester hours of upper-division coursework at least 21 semester hours of upper-division coursework in biology must be completed in residence at the university.
Neurobiology, population biology, plant and animal physiology, biochemistry, immunology, cell and developmental biology, genetics, and molecular biology the ms degree program offers general or specialized study to individuals seeking biologically oriented course work, and to undergraduate science majors wishing. You what courses should i take abroad there are many different options for the coursework a biology major can take abroad, including both major and non- major requirements if you are looking to take biology coursework abroad, the department encourages taking biology electives however, there are programs that. Biology specializations are for students who require specific prerequisites for professional schools in the health professions to earn a specialization, a student must achieve a c or higher in all coursework in that specialization requirements may vary and specific graduate programs may require additional courses in.
Coursework coursework for the biology major covers many topics, including biology of microorganisms, genetics, cell biology, calculus and physics for science and engineering to view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog: program requirements note: this information is. Biology, ba the bachelor of arts with a major in biology is a four-year degree designed to prepare students for careers in biological sciences and professional programs, including medical school program includes coursework in advanced biology, associated requirements in chemistry, physics, and mathematics, plus.
Biology major (bs) the bachelor of science program is designed for students who intend to continue graduate study in biological or health sciences only courses with 3 or more credit hours will count as biology electives towards the major/minor or as allied sciences. Unm biology major – bs track – 37 hours this information is effective for the fall 2015 catalog all course in biology and supportive courses must be completed with a minimum grade of c or higher note: in order to fulfill the 50% major residency requirement, at least 19 credit hours of biology major coursework. The biology program, offered by the natural sciences department, leads to an associate in science (as) degree the goals of the biology program are to introduce students to hypothesis-driven science and hands-on research through required coursework and supervised research laboratory internships, to connect.
The bs degrees are intended as preparation for scientific careers in biology or careers in the health professions the ba degree is intended as liberal arts biology major with less emphasis on calculus and more free semester credit hours for coursework in other disciplines biology offers a streamlined. Only offered as p/np) a grade of c- or above is required for all courses taken to satisfy departmental major requirements, including courses from supporting departments general departmental requirements all biology majors must complete the coursework listed below in addition to the biology major requirements. Biology and microbiology degree information the department of biology offers the following degrees: bs in biology, with optional emphases in five areas bs in biology, with coursework to demonstrate subject matter competency for the single subject teaching credential in biology/life sciences (for those who wish to. Students graduating from either degree path typically go on to graduate or professional school or enter the workforce with the bs as their terminal degree course work emphasizes a broad understanding of basic biology together with in -depth knowledge of ecology and evolutionary biology that culminates in a required.
If you are working on an associate degree for transfer (adt) in biology at your community college with the goal of applying to csu as well as uc, there's a lot of overlap in coursework here's what you need to know about the differences between what uc expects for cell biology and what csu requires for biology transfer. The bs degree in biology is designed for students to obtain a comprehensive, solid foundation in the major branches of biology the degree provides the opportunity for extensive study across the breadth of biological disciplines, ranging from molecular and cellular biology to ecology and evolution this degree plan is. All students must complete 40 credit hours of biology coursework for the major, including the biology core (10 crs) and a specialization that includes 30 upper- level (300 or above) biol credit hours, as stipulated below no more than 1 credit hour of biol 494 internship and 3 credit hours of biol 498 undergraduate.
Major requirements students must complete the following course work with a minimum grade of c– in each course: l111 foundations of biology: diversity, evolution, and ecology (3 cr), l112 foundations of biology: biological mechanisms (3 cr), and l113 biology laboratory (3 cr) l211 molecular biology (3 cr. Bachelor of science in biology the bs in biological sciences requires a minimum of 120 units, and is comprised of coursework required of all majors (see preparation for the major below) and coursework from one of four specific areas of concentration (general, ecology, molecular and cellular biology and physiology. To earn a bachelor of science in liberal arts and sciences degree from uic, students must complete university, college, and departmental degree requirements the department of biological sciences degree requirements are outlined below students should consult the college of liberal arts and sciences section for.
You may want a better understanding of human biology, or you may be more interested in plants with a major in biological sciences you'll take on course work that will help you understand the breadth of biology, but you'll have great flexibility to tailor the program to your specific interests we offer both a bachelor of. Specific requirements for the biology major (bs) are given below progress biology major (bs) application for the major students who have completed bio 201 & 202 course with a grade of “c” or better, or completed an to earn a bs, students must meet the following criteria for biology coursework. Biological sciences majors are enrolled in either the college of agriculture and life sciences or the college of arts and sciences the requirements of the major itself are identical in both colleges, although the individual requirements of the two colleges will result in biological sciences majors taking somewhat different.