King's College - Biology

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

BIOLOGY MAJOR SEQUENCE REQUIREMENTS

(19 courses — 66 credits)

BIOL 113          Evolution and Diversity with Lab (4)

BIOL 210          Organisms and Their Ecosystems with Lab (4)

BIOL 213          Cell and Molecular Biology with Lab (4)

BIOL 270          Sophomore Seminar (1)

BIOL 370          Junior Seminar (2)

BIOL 470          Senior Seminar (1)

CHEM 113        General Chemistry I with Lab (4)

CHEM 114        General Chemistry II with Lab (4)

CHEM 241        Organic Chemistry I with Lab (4)

CHEM 242        Organic Chemistry II with Lab (4)                       

MATH 125        Calculus (4)            

MATH 128        Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis (4)      

PHYS 111         General Physics I with Lab (4)

PHYS 112       General Physics II with Lab (4)

In addition, students must complete 5 upper-level electives (300 and 400 levelexcept BIOL 370, 490, 491, and 499). Three of the electives must include a laboratory section, and at least one of the laboratory courses must be chosen from a list of Research-Intensive Courses.

Biology majors have the option to choose one of the following emphases. A student who selects an emphasis must complete five courses (minimum of three with a lab) from within one of the following lists, including the required courses (*) for the emphasis. 

PRE-HEALTH EMPHASIS

 

*BIOL 355   Comparative Anatomy

*BIOL 447   Physiology                                                  

BIOL 314    Microbiology

BIOL 323    Genetics

BIOL 324    Biochemistry                                               

BIOL 326    Immunology

BIOL 336    Cell Biology

BIOL 350    Embryology

BIOL 380    Neuroendocrinology

BIOL 416    Parasitology

BIOL 456    Molecular Neurobiology

BIOL 490    Biological Research

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY EMPHASIS

*BIOL 323   Genetics

*BIOL 450   DNA Science

BIOL 314    Microbiology

BIOL 324    Biochemistry

BIOL 326    Immunology

BIOL 330    Introduction to Bioinformatics

BIOL 336    Cell Biology

BIOL 453    Systems Biology

BIOL 456    Molecular Neurobiology

  BIOL 490    Biological Research

ECOLOGY EMPHASIS

*BIOL 430   Ecology

BIOL 310    Computer Modeling

BIOL 314    Microbiology

BIOL 349    Animal Behavior

BIOL 416    Parasitology

BIOL 420    Botany

BIOL 401    Variable Topics in Environmental Science

ENST 410    Ecological and Environmental Sampling and Analysis

BIOL 490    Biological Research

MINOR SEQUENCE REQUIREMENTS — BIOLOGY

(6 COURSES)

BIOL 113         Evolution and Diversity with Lab (4)

BIOL 210         Organisms and Their Ecosystems with Lab (4)

BIOL 213         Cell and Molecular Biology with Lab (4)

A minimum of three BIOLOGY course electives chosen in consultation with departmental advisors.

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