Jun 26, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022

Biology (Non-Teaching), B.S.


This curriculum is designed to provide training in modern biology that will expose students to the latest concepts, tools, and techniques that may enable them to pursue the following:

  1. Work as professional biologists in a variety of sub-disciplines of biology;
  2. Pursue graduate studies in anticipation of research careers; and
  3. Pursue professional studies in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other health related professions.

Major Requirements

The Bachelor of Science degree in biology (non-teaching) requires a minimum of forty to forty one (40-41) semester hours in biology and includes the following:

Total Hours: 40-41

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 13-16

Total Hours: 12


*MATH 1550 , 2320 or MATH 2510  may be substituted
**Select from MDFL 2310 , MDFL 2320 , MDFL 2311  or MDFL 2321 
***Select from BIOL 2360 , 3360, BIOL 3390 , BIOL 3450 , BIOL 3470  or BIOL 3490 
****Select from MATH 2370 , MATH 2510  or MATH 3321  
NOTE: All STEM Scholars Academy Biology Majors must take Pre-Calculus (MATH 1550 ). Calculus (MATH 2510 ) is not required but, encouraged.