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The Biology major is designed for students wishing to explore life science at multiple levels ranging from the molecular to the organismal to the ecosystem level. The curriculum seeks to develop organizational and communication skills, critical thinking and the ability to synthesize information. Graduates of the program are well prepared to undertake advanced study in graduate, medical or dental school, or for a career in business or education.

Course Sequence - Classes of 2015 - 2017

Please refer to the Online College Catalogue and consult with your academic advisor for recommended course sequencing. Revised graduation requirements for each graduating class can be found in the Guide to the Core Curriculum.

Course Sequence - Class of 2018 and Beyond

Freshman Year
Conversatio I Conversatio II
English composition / Core English composition / Core
Biology 103 Biology 104
Chemistry 130 Chemistry 131
Sophomore Year
Language I / Elective Language II / Elective
Core Core
Biology elective I / Biostats Biology Elective I / Biostats
Chemistry 250 Chemistry 251
Junior Year
Language III / Elective Core
Core Core
Physics 121 Physics 122
Biology Elective II Biology Elective III
Senior Year
Core Core / Elective
Core / Elective Elective
Biologly Elective IV Biology Elective VI
Biology Elective V / Biology 421 Biology Elective VII / Biology 422
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