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  • B.A. Degree in Biology
  • Biosciences

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.A. Degree in Biology (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    BIOL 111 Cell Biology (4)
    BIOL 115 Organismal Biology (4)
    BIOL 341 Genetics (4)

    Requirements

    BIOL 345 Principles of Ecology (4)
    BIOL 348 Evolutionary Biology (3)
    BIOL 350 Microbiology (4)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must take one course from the Physiology area (BIOL 347, 349, or 360); one course from the Zoology area (BIOL 321, 322, 372, 402, or 455); one course from the Cellular and Molecular area (BIOL 365, 385, 385L, 430, or 438); and one course from the Botony area (BIOL 305, 325 or 326). Students who enroll in BIOL 385L must also enroll in BIOL 385.

    BIOL 305 General Botany (4)
    BIOL 321 Invertebrate Zoology (3)
    BIOL 322 Vertebrate Zoology (4)
    BIOL 325 Plant Taxonomy (3)
    BIOL 326 Minnesota Plant Identification (4)
    BIOL 347 Plant Physiology (4)
    BIOL 349 Human Physiology (4)
    BIOL 360 Cellular and Molecular Physiology (4)
    BIOL 365 Developmental Biology (4)
    BIOL 372 Aquatic Biology (4)
    BIOL 385 Molecular Biology (3)
    BIOL 385L Molecular Biology Lab (1)
    BIOL 402 Principles of Animal Behavior (3)
    BIOL 430 Immunobiology (3)
    BIOL 438 Medical Microbiology (3)
    BIOL 455 Wildlife Ecology (4)


    Related Requirements

    Students must complete at least six credits in mathematics at the level of MATH 127 or above. Students must complete General Chemistry I and General Chemistry II and their corresponding labs. Students may choose from College Physics I and II OR General Physics I and II.

    CHEM 150 General Chemistry I (3)
    CHEM 150L General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)
    CHEM 210 General Chemistry II (3)
    CHEM 210L General Chemistry II Lab (1)
    PHYS 160 College Physics I with Lab (4) and
    PHYS 161 College Physics II with Lab (4) or
    PHYS 200 General Physics I with Lab (4) and
    PHYS 201 General Physics II with Lab (4)