The B.A. degree is designed to develop breadth in the sciences generally. Students completing the B.A. major will find that their strong general background will allow them flexibility in career choices. The B.A. degree meets the requirements for admission to most graduate schools and medical schools. Each student’s program must be approved by the biological sciences department at least one academic year preceding graduation.
CHEM 181 has a prerequisite of high school chemistry and qualification for MATH 153. PHYS 111 has a prerequisite of high school algebra and trigonometry. PHYS 181 has a prerequisite or co-requisite of MATH 172, 173 and 272.
Credits earned in CHEM 181 and 181LAB and PHYS 111 will be allowed in partial fulfillment of the natural science breadth requirements as well as the requirements of this major.
A maximum of 15 credits in BIOL 490 and BIOL 496 may be included in the major.