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Biology

The Biology major at the College requires 45 credits of course work. Students may choose to complete the Biology Honors Track, requiring a total of 56 credits. The Biology major provides a rigorous training and broad background in the biological sciences, with special emphasis on the scientific methodology which underlies advanced research in the discipline. This bachelor of science program is designed to prepare students for the professional study of medicine or dentistry and other health sciences, and for careers in biological research.

Regular Track – Required Courses (27 credits)

  • BIO 101 Principles of Biology 4
  • BIO 102 Principles of Biology II 4
  • BIO 493 Research Topics in Biology 3
  • CPC 101 Inorganic Chemistry I 4
  • CPC 102 Inorganic Chemistry II 4

Two of the following:

  • CPC 201 Organic Chemistry I 4
  • CPC 202 Organic Chemistry II 4
  • CPP 101 General Physics I 4
  • CPP 102 General Physics II 4

Honors Track – Required Courses (38 credits)

  • BIO 101 Principles of Biology I 4
  • BIO 102 Principles of Biology II 4
  • BIO 493 Research Topics in Biology 3
  • BIO 494 Senior Honors Project 3
  • CPC 101 Inorganic Chemistry I 4
  • CPC 102 Inorganic Chemistry II 4
  • CPC 201 Organic Chemistry I 4
  • CPC 202 Organic Chemistry II 4
  • CPP 101 General Physics I 4
  • CPP 102 General Physics II 4

Electives (18 credits, including one laboratory course)

  • BIO 202 Developmental Biology 4
  • BIO 206 Cell Physiology 3
  • BIO 211 Genetics 4
  • BIO 222 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
  • BIO 223 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
  • BIO 228 Microbiology 4
  • BIO 250 Pharmacology 3
  • BIO 302 Immunology 3
  • BIO 303 Histology 4
  • BIO 304 Endocrinology 3
  • BIO 307 Ecology 3/4
  • BIO 311 Human Genetics 3
  • BIO 318 Cellular & Molecular Biology 4
  • BIO 322 Cell Biology 2
  • BIO 323 Paleobiology 3
  • BIO 351 Zoology 3
  • BIO 494 Senior Honors Project 3
  • CPC 311 Biochemistry 3
  • CPP 109 Physical Geology 3
  • PSY 351 Biology Psychology 3/4

Total Credits in Program 45 (regular track)
Total Credits in Program 56 (honors track)