Biology BS

This program is designed for students who want to pursue entry-level professional positions in the biological sciences or apply to graduate school in the biological or medical sciences.

Required Credits: 68
Required GPA: 2.25

The program is flexible, and the judicious choice of restricted electives, selected in consultation with one’s academic advisor in Biology, will allow the student to specialize in areas such as morphology, physiology, systematics, environmental biology, natural history, or molecular biology.  Two optional emphases are available.


Cellular and Molecular Biology
Required Credits: 71

Medical Sciences
Required Credits: 71

Course of Study

Visit the academic catalog to view course and academic requirements for the BS in Biology, as well as recommended sequences of study for each emphasis.

New Blended Degree

We now offer a convenient, blended degree-completion program at North Hennepin Community College.  A student can earn a Biology B.S. degree without relocating to Bemidji.  For more information on this program, visit the Center for Extended Learning.

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