BIOLOGY

Curriculum

General Education (Core) — 33-48 hours

Refer to the general education requirements for more information.

Biology Major — 12 hours
  • HBIO 111 General Biology I with Lab
  • HBIO 112 General Biology II with Lab
  • HBIO 251 Cell Biology
  • HBIO 425 Senior Seminar
Biology Electives - 21 hours

Choose six lecture courses and three labs from the list below:

  • HBIO 220 Plant Sciences Lab
  • HBIO 312 Genetics Lab
  • HBIO 316 Physiology Lab
  • HBIO 320 Ecology Lab
  • HBIO 315 Biochemistry Lab
  • HBIO 317 Neurobiology Lab
  • HBIO 497 Environmental Studies Lab
  • HBIO 110 Phage Hunters
  • HBIO 199 Interdisciplinary Research
  • HBIO 240 Intro to Public Health
  • HBIO 260 Ethnobotany
  • HBIO 318 Microarray Analysis
  • HBIO 321-322 Special Topics
  • HBIO 330 Epidemiology
  • HBIO 340 Biostatistics
  • HBIO 350 Bioinformatics
  • HBIO 381-382 Biological Research
  • HBIO 391-393 Research Collaboration
  • HBIO 450 Public Health Practicum

Cognate Courses

Chemistry

  • HCHE 111 General Chemistry I with Lab
  • HCHE 112 General Chemistry II with Lab
  • HCHE 231 Organic Chemistry I with Lab

Mathematics

  • HMAT 161 Calculus I
  • HMAT 162 Calculus II or HMAT 130 Statistics

Physics

  • HPHY 151 Physics I with Lab or HPHY 154 Physics with Lab

Students applying to medical school must complete one year of organic chemistry and one year of physics.