Mar 03, 2024
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Required Credits for the Major: 59-63
Program Code: BS-BIO-PMED
Biology Majors must earn a C- or better in all core courses prior to taking upper-level (3000-4000) Biology courses. Biology Majors must earn a C- or better in all core courses in order to graduate. Biology Majors are only allowed to repeat a core course once.
Biology majors may enter the Pre-Medical Professions concentration only after completing the core courses in the General concentration (or Ecology or Physiology & Behavior concentration). Biology majors must have completed all core courses with a grade of C- or better and have an overall GPA of 3.0 or better to enter the Pre-Medical Professions concentration.
Biology BS to Biotechnology MS
For the Biotechnology MS 4+1 programs, student:
- may declare their intent upon admission or prior to completion of 90 credits
- must have a 3.00 overall GPA prioir to enrolling in graduate classes their senior year
- take up to four (4) gradaute courses during their senior year that count towards the 120 credits required for their undergraduate degree
- In order to enroll in the gradaute program, students must complete their undergradute degree wit ha minimum 3.0 GPA, earn a B or better in each graduate course taken to date and submit a matriculation request with the admissions office.
Will. Power. 101
Required Course: 1
Biology Major Core Courses
Required Credits: 20
These 20 credits are completed as part of the BS Biology General concentration (or Ecology or Physiology & Behavior concentration), prior to joining the Pre-Medical Professions concentration.
Co-Requirements Pre-Med Professions
Required Credits: 16
Pre-Medical Professions Concentration Required Courses
Pre-Medical Professions Concentration Electives
Biology Major Capstone
Required Credits: 3
Writing Intensive Requirement (Biology and Biotechnology)
Required Courses: 4
One Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the University Course curriculum, Area 2B: ENG 1100
One Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the Biology Major requirements:
Two additional Writing Intensive courses are required for graduation.
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