Biology

RICHARD L. CONOLLY COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

B.S. in Biology


The B.S in Biology is designed to prepare students for graduate or professional studies as well as for entering the job market. Students can elect to specialize in molecular biology. Students who elect to specialize in this concentration must complete all of the requirements for the B.S. in Biology. They also are required to take specific biology courses as part of their advanced biology electives.

For additional information: please see the Bulletin.

Required Courses

MTH 30 & 40

Pre-calculus and Calculus I

8.00

BIO 1

General Biology

4.00

BIO 2

General Biology

4.00

CHM 3

General & Inorganic Chemistry

4.00

CHM 4

General & Inorganic Chemistry

4.00

PHY 31

General Physics

4.00

PHY 32

General Physics

4.00

CHM 121

Organic Chemistry

4.00

CHM 122

Organic Chemistry

4.00

Electives: a total of 22 credits of advanced biology credits (numbered >100 and not including BIO 101, 131, 132, 137, 138)

 

For Molecular Biology Concentration

BIO 126

Principles of Genetics

                                           4.00

BIO 160

Molecular Biology

                                           2.00

BIO 161

Introductory Molecular Biology

                                           3.00

BIO 193

Honors Research

                                           5.00

BIO 194

Honors Research

                                           6.00

BIO 550

Molecular and Cell Biology

                                           2.00

BIO 551

Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory

                                           2.00

CHM 135

Physical Chemistry I

                                           4.00

BIC 153

Biochemistry

                                           4.00

BIC 154

Biochemistry

                                           4.00

BIO >100

Advanced Biology credits

                                            4.00