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Major and Minor Requirements

Major Requirements: Biology (B.A.)*

COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE SEM.
HRS.
BIO 131
Principles of Biology I:
Evolution & Ecology
4
BIO 132
Principles of Biology II:
Cell Biology & Genetics
4
Ecological and Environmental
Biology Concentration

Two of the following:
BIO 316, 320, 355, 385
8
Evolutionary and Integrative
Biology Concentration

Two of the following:
BIO 354, 372, 373, 377, 380, or 410
8
Molecular, Cellular, and
Developmental Biology Concentration

BIO 311
Genetics
One of the following:
BIO 371, 384, 420, 482
8
Experiential Learning
BIO 470, 489, internship, or other options
0-4
BIO electives at the 300/400 level
(excluding BIO 435, 460, 475)
4-8
Total within department 40
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES
CHEM 120
Introductory Chemistry
4
CHEM 200
Inorganic Chemistry
4
TOTAL 48
   

*The MFAT exam is required during the senior year.

Major Requirements: Biology (B.S.)*

COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE SEM.
HRS.
BIO 131
Principles of Biology I:
Evolution & Ecology
4
BIO 132
Principles of Biology II:
Cell Biology & Genetics
4
Ecological and Environmental
Biology Concentration

Two of the following:
BIO 316, 320, 355, 385
8
Evolutionary and Integrative
Biology Concentration

Two of the following:
BIO 354, 372, 373, 377, 380, or 410
8
Molecular, Cellular, and
Developmental Biology Concentration

BIO 311
Genetics
One of the following:
BIO 371, 384, 420, 482
8
Experiential Learning
BIO 470, 489, internship, or other options
0-4
BIO electives at the 300/400 level
(excluding BIO 435, 460, 475)
4-8
Total within department 40
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES
CHEM 120
Introductory Chemistry 4
4
CHEM 200
Inorganic Chemistry 4
4
CHEM 221
Organic Chemistry I
4
CHEM 222
Organic Chemistry II
4
Two of the following:
CHEM 210, 330; EES 270, 300;
MATH 171, 172; PHYS 221, 222
8
TOTAL 64

Minor Requirements: Biology

COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE SEM.
HRS.
BIO 131
Principles of Biology I:
Evolution & Ecology
4
BIO 132
Principles of Biology II:
Cell Biology & Genetics
4
BIO Electives (300 level or higher)
BIO 311, 316, 320, 354, 355,
371, 372, 373, 380, 384, 385, 410, 420, 482
12
TOTAL 20

Minor Requirements: Marine Science

COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE SEM.
HRS.
EES 200: Oceanography 4
BIO 355: Marine Biology 4
BIO 475 Natural and Social
History of the Chesapeake Bay
4
Select two courses from the following:
BIO 354
Marine Invertebrate Evolution
BIO 373
Invertebrate Zoology
BIO 435
Tropical Ecology*
BIO or EES 489
Research in the Natural Sciences*
EES 300
Introduction to Geographic
Information Systems
EES 340
Climatology
EES 450
Global Environmental Cycles
8
TOTAL 20

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