This checklist reflects the requirements for the biology degree (pre-pharmacy track) for the 2015-2016 academic year. This information is provided as an indication of the scope of the coursework. Majors pursuing a Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science degree in biology must adhere to the degree requirements in the published academic catalog in effect when they are declared as a major. All questions should be directed to your advisor.

Global Perspectives – 24 credit hours
GPS 110 – Global Perspectives in Scripture
GPS 120 – Perspectives in World Cultures
GPS 210 – Global Perspectives in Literature
GPS 220 – Global Perspectives in Economics and Political Science
GPS 310 – Global Perspectives in Ethics
GPS 320 – Perspectives in Global Histories
Second Language 101 (any language)
Second Language 102 (any language)

University Foundations – 18 credit hours
GATE 101 – Gateway to University Life
ECON 221 – Principles of Microeconomics
ENG 110 – University Writing and Research
Fine Arts (2 credit hours)
MATH 120 – Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
PE 101- Personal Fitness and Wellness
Literature (3 credit hours)
Social/Behavioral Science (3 credit hours)

Science or Math – 19 credit hours
CHEM 101 – Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 102 – Principles of Chemistry II
CHEM 201 – Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 202 – Organic Chemistry II
Math 209 – Inferential Statistics

Biology Core Courses – 22 credit hours*
BIO 150 – Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology
BIO 160 – Principles of Organismal Biology
BIO 200 – Zoology or BIO 205 – Plant Biology
BIO 240 – Classical Genetics
BIO 340 – Molecular Genetics
BIO 405 – Senior Seminar
BIO 497 – Senior Exit Exam

Biology Advanced Electives – minimum of 21 credit hours*
BIO 300 – Ornithology
BIO 302 – Invertebrate Biology
BIO 311 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 312 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 320 – Microbiology
BIO 330 – Marine Biology and Oceanography
BIO 360 – Parasitology
BIO 370 – Field Botany
BIO 410 – General Entomology
BIO 412 – Physiology of Reproduction
BIO 413 – Pathophysiology
BIO 414 – Animal Physiology
BIO 415 – Histology
BIO 420 – Immunology
BIO 421 – Plant Ecology and Evolution
BIO 422 – Animal Ecology and Evolution
BIO 424 – Principles of Biochemistry
BIO 430 – Wildlife Management
BIO 441 – 444 – Directed Research
BIO 491 – 494 – Special Topics in Biology

* Courses can count in just one category. BIO 441 – 444 can be used for up to 5 credit hours

B.A. Degree Requirement – 6-8 credit hours
Second Language 201 (any language)
Second Language 202 (any language)

General Electives
Physics 201 – Principles of Physics I
Economics
Communication 101 – Public Speaking

Advanced Electives
Advanced (300- or 400-level) electives will fulfill this requirement. You must take enough advanced level courses to meet the minimum 34-hour overall requirement for graduation.

Lyceum Events – 40 events from the following categories
Faith & Character – 5 events
Fine Arts – 5 events
Lectures – 5 events
Growth – 5 events
Electives – 20 events from any of the 4 categories