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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Biology, B.S., Medical and Allied Health Sciences Concentration


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CIP Code: 260101
Total Credit Hours: 120-124
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Career Opportunities: Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, forensic laboratories, hospitals, nursing and public health facilities, professional schools of medicine, dentistry, physical therapy and optometry
Note: To qualify for graduation, a student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all BIOL courses that are applicable to the degree.
A minimum of 45 hours of 300/400 level courses must be taken to meet graduation requirements.

Freshman Year


Total: 31 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from ANTH, CJUS, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI, with one course at the 200-level or above.

Students interested in medical school should consider taking at least one course in each PSYC and SOCI.

Biology (3-4 Credits)


Must be approved by the student's academic advisor.

General Electives (4 Credits)


Students interested in medical school should consider taking CHEM 234 .

Total: 29 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


PHYS Laboratory (1 Credit)


Choose from:

BIOL Physiology (4-5 Credits)


Choose from :

BIOL Systematics (3-4 Credits)†


Choose from:

BIOL (3-4 Credits)†


Any BIOL course for majors at the 300- or 400- level. Students interested in medical school should consider taking BIOL 337  and BIOL 455G .

Communication (3 Credits)


Choose from:

English Literature (3 Credits)


Any ENGL couse that meets the English Literature requirement. Minimum of 45 hours of 300- and 400- level courses must be taken to meet graduation requirements.

History (3 Credits)


Total: 30-32 Credits


Senior Year


Required Courses


Electives


Statistics (3 Credits)


Choose from:

Biology Lab (4-5 Credits)†


Choose from:

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Fine Arts courses.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


BHSC Elective must be chosen from ANTH, CJUS, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI, with one course at the 200-level or above.

Students interested in medical school should consider taking at least one course in each PSYC and SOCI.

General Electives (14 Credits)


Must be approved by the student's academic advisor. This elective may be at the 200 level.

Students interested in medical school should consider taking CHEM 417G .

Total: 31-33 Credits


Note


Students must complete one of the following courses which place an emphasis on writing: BIOL 307 , BIOL 337 , BIOL 360 , BIOL 370 , BIOL 407G , BIOL 409G , BIOL 412G , BIOL 424G , BIOL 433G , BIOL 435 , BIOL 441G , BIOL 445G , BIOL 485G , or BIOL 495  This course can be used to satisfy other curriculum requirements, as appropriate.

*Recommended electives for students interested in medical school, dental school, and allied health sciences

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