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2012-13 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

PDF of Biology, B.S.

Biology

Faculty

Mark Fulton, Debbie Guelda, Andrew Hafs, Michael Hamann, Brian Hiller, Richard Koch, Kerry Openshaw, Elizabeth Rave

Programs

Department of Biology
S 230
Phone: (218) 755-2920
Fax: (218) 755-4107

Biology, B.S. major

Required Credits: 68
Required GPA: 2.25

I REQUIRED BIOLOGY CORE COURSES

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

II REQUIRED BIOLOGY ELECTIVES

SUBORGANISMAL
SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

ORGANISMAL
SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

III CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE


This requirement may be completed in one of the
following ways: A OR B

A.
COMPLETE A TWO-SEMESTER, 4 CREDIT RESEARCH COURSE (2
CREDITS PER SEMESTER)--ADVANCED LABORATORY PROJECTS IN
BIOLOGY (BIOL 4894 AND BIOL 4895) OR ADVANCED FIELD
PROJECTS IN BIOLOGY (BIOL 4896 AND BIOL 4897)

B.
COMPLETE SOME OTHER CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE APPROVED BY
YOUR BIOLOGY ACADEMIC ADVISOR AND THE DEPARTMENT

    IV REQUIRED GENERAL BIOLOGY ELECTIVES

    REQUIRED GENERAL BIOLOGY ELECTIVES
    SELECT ELECTIVES FROM BIOLOGY COURSES (EXCEPT
    1000-LEVEL BIOL CLASSES AND BIOL 2925) TO ACHIEVE
    A MINIMUM OF 40 SEMESTER CREDITS IN BIOL COURSES. THESE
    ELECTIVES CAN ALSO INCLUDE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS
    FROM OTHER DEPARTMENTS(these courses have prerequisites
    not included in this major or require consent of the
    instructor).
    a. CHEM 4411
    b. CHEM 4411 and 4471
    c. ENVR 4400 Environmental Microbiology (3 credits)
    d. ENVR 4500 Environmental Toxicology (4 credits)


    V REQUIRED COURSES IN RELATED FIELDS

    A. SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING GROUPS:

      GROUP 1:

        GROUP 2:

          B. SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

          C. SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING GROUPS:

            GROUP 1:

              GROUP 2:

                D. COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING 4 COURSES:

                SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR BIOLOGY MAJOR, B.S.

                The following is a list of required Biology Major, B.S. courses arranged by year. This schedule is intended to assist students in planning their courses in an orderly fashion. There is some flexibility in this schedule, but graduation within four years will require close adherence to the specified sequence of courses. Always consult your Biology academic advisor as to the proper courses and sequence of courses needed for graduation.

                Note: Consult with your Biology academic advisor regarding asterisked(*) courses.

                Freshman

                Sophomore

                Junior

                • Biology degree requirements
                • Liberal Education requirements
                • Consult with your Biology academic advisor

                Senior

                • Complete Biology degree requirements
                • Complete Liberal Education requirements
                • Consult with your Biology academic advisor