Biology, Bachelor of Science

Requirements

A total of at least 36, but no more than 45, Biology credits is required. At least 18 of those 36 credits must come from upper-division biology courses (3000-4000 level).

Required Courses in Biology Core
BIOL 1450BIOLOGY I5
BIOL 1750BIOLOGY II5
BIOL 2140GENETICS4
BIOL 3020MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL3
BIOL 3340ECOLOGY4
Advanced Themes in Biology
Select one course from Group I and at least three courses from Group II (see below) to obtain at least 12 credits of advanced study beyond the Biology Core. Two advanced courses must have approved laboratories.12
Cognate Requirements in Chemistry
Select one of the following required chemistry sequences:14-16
Sequence 1:
FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY
and FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
and FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY
and FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY LABORATORY
Sequence 2:
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
Cognate Requirements in Physics
Required Lecture and Lab Coursework in Physics
Select one of the following pairings or groupings:5-10
Sequence 1:
INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS
and INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS LABORATORY
Sequence 2:
GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I
GENERAL PHYSICS
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II
Sequence 3:
GENERAL PHYSICS I - CALCULUS LEVEL
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I
GENERAL PHYSICS-CALCULUS LEVEL
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II
Math and Statistics
Select 6 hours of approved courses in mathematics (beyond MATH 1310), statistics, or computer science.6
Select one of the following approved courses in statistics:3
STATISTICS FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
STATISTICAL METHODS I
STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
SOCIAL STATISTICS
Total Credits61-68

Group I

Structure and Function of Multicellular Systems
BIOL 3240INTRODUCTION TO IMMUNOLOGY3
BIOL 3630PLANT ANATOMY AND DEVELOPMENT4
BIOL 3740HISTOLOGY4
BIOL/PSYC 4270ANIMAL BEHAVIOR3
BIOL/PSYC 4280ANIMAL BEHAVIOR LABORATORY3
BIOL/PSYC 4320HORMONES & BEHAVIOR3
BIOL 4380MORPHOLOGY OF NON-VASCULAR PLANTS4
BIOL 4390VASCULAR PLANT MORPHOLOGY3
BIOL 4440PLANT PHYSIOLOGY4
BIOL 4710TOXICOLOGY3
BIOL 4730VERTEBRATE ENDOCRINOLOGY3
BIOL 4740ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY3
BIOL 4830DEVELOPMENTAL GENETICS2
BIOL 4850DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY3
BIOL/NEUR 4890GENES, BRAIN, AND BEHAVIOR3
BIOL 4950VERTEBRATE EMBRYOLOGY AND ANATOMY4

Group II

Cellular and Molecular Biology
BIOL 3830BIOLOGY OF PATHOGENIC MICROORGANISMS3
BIOL 4130MOLECULAR GENETICS4
BIOL 4140CELLULAR BIOLOGY4
BIOL 4150CANCER BIOLOGY3
BIOL 4450VIROLOGY3
BIOL 4454VIROLOGY LABRATORY1
BIOL 4640MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY4
BIOL/CHEM 4650BIOCHEMISTRY I3
BIOL/CHEM 4654BIOCHEMISTRY I LABORATORY1
BIOL/CHEM 4660BIOCHEMISTRY II3
BIOL/CHEM 4664BIOCHEMISTRY II LABORATORY1
BIOL 4860COMPARATIVE GENOMICS3
BIOL/NEUR 4870MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR NEUROBIOLOGY3
BIOL 4960ADVANCED GENETICS3
Structure and Function of Multicellular Systems
BIOL 3240INTRODUCTION TO IMMUNOLOGY3
BIOL 3630PLANT ANATOMY AND DEVELOPMENT4
BIOL 3740HISTOLOGY4
BIOL/PSYC 4270ANIMAL BEHAVIOR3
BIOL/PSYC 4280ANIMAL BEHAVIOR LABORATORY3
BIOL/PSYC 4320HORMONES & BEHAVIOR3
BIOL 4380MORPHOLOGY OF NON-VASCULAR PLANTS4
BIOL 4390VASCULAR PLANT MORPHOLOGY3
BIOL 4440PLANT PHYSIOLOGY4
BIOL 4710TOXICOLOGY3
BIOL 4730VERTEBRATE ENDOCRINOLOGY3
BIOL 4740ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY3
BIOL 4830DEVELOPMENTAL GENETICS2
BIOL 4850DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY3
BIOL/NEUR 4890GENES, BRAIN, AND BEHAVIOR3
BIOL 4950VERTEBRATE EMBRYOLOGY AND ANATOMY4
Biodiversity
BIOL/GEOL 3100INVERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY3
BIOL 3104INVERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY LAB1
BIOL 3530FLORA OF THE GREAT PLAINS4
BIOL 3730FAUNA OF THE GREAT PLAINS3
BIOL 4340ICHTHYOLOGY4
BIOL 4350LICHENOLOGY3
BIOL 4370PHYCOLOGY3
BIOL 4430BIOLOGY OF FUNGI3
BIOL 4490MEDICINAL USES OF PLANTS3
BIOL 4780VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY4
BIOL 4790MAMMALOGY4
BIOL 4840HERPETOLOGY4
BIOL 4880INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY4
BIOL 4920PARASITOLOGY4
BIOL 4940ENTOMOLOGY4
BIOL 4980ORNITHOLOGY4
Ecology Evolution and Conservation Biology
BIOL/GEOL/GEOG 4100BIOGEOGRAPHY3
BIOL 4120CONSERVATION BIOLOGY3
BIOL 4180LIMNOLOGY4
BIOL 4210FIRE ECOLOGY3
BIOL 4220POPULATION BIOLOGY4
BIOL 4230ORGANIC EVOLUTION3
BIOL 4240MARINE BIOLOGY3
BIOL 4250FIELD MARINE BIOLOGY1
BIOL 4260BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY3
BIOL/ENVN 4410WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT3
BIOL 4540PRINCIPLES OF SYSTEMATICS3
BIOL 4570PALEOBOTANY4