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2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, Macrobiology Track, B.S.

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College of Arts and Sciences

Major Field of Concentration

All students majoring in Biology must take two semesters of general biology (BL 1250 /BL 1251  and BL 1300 /BL 1301 ), Genetics (BL 3610 /BL 3611 ), Introduction to Research (BL 3910 ), and Advanced Principles of Biology (BL 4940 ). Students must also complete coursework in one of two tracks offered by the Biology Department. The macrobiology track is recommended for students considering graduate studies emphasizing anatomical, physiological, evolutionary, and ecological aspects of living organisms. The cell and molecular track is recommended for students intending to pursue graduate studies in cellular and molecular biology. Students intending to pursue post-graduate professional programs such as medicine, physical therapy, or occupational therapy may consider either track.

One elective from Group D:

  • BL 3xxx (3-4)
  • BL 4xxx (3-4)

One elective from Group E:

  • BL 4xxx (3-4)
  • BL 5xxx (3-4)

Group E:

Total hours 36-38


Students are urged to consult with the department regarding their program of study as early in their academic careers as they can (during freshman year if possible). A grade of C or better is required in each upper-division course of the major. (A grade of C- will not satisfy the requirement.) Strongly suggested courses:

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