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Updated 2013-14 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

PDF of Biology, B.A.

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.A. major

Required Credits: 40
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 REQUIRED BIOLOGY ELECTIVES

SELECT 15-18 SEMESTER CREDIT 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
ONE OF THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS FROM OTHER DEPARTMENTS:
a. CHEM 4411 Biochemistry I (3 credits)
b. CHEM 4411 Biochemistry I (3 credits) and CHEM 4471 Biochemistry Laboratory I (1 credit)
c. ENVR 4400 Environmental Microbiology (3 credits)
d. ENVR 4500 Environmental Toxicology (4 credits)

SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR BIOLOGY MAJOR, B.A.

The following is a list of required Biology Major, B.A. courses arranged by year. This schedule is intended to assist students in planning their courses. 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.

Freshman

Sophomore

  • BIOL 2360 Genetics (4 credits)
  • BIOL 2610 General Ecology (3 credits)
  • Writing course
  • Biology degree requirements
  • Liberal Education requirements
  • Consult with your Biology academic advisor

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