King's College - Biology

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

BIOLOGY MAJOR SEQUENCE REQUIREMENTS

(19 courses — 64 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 370 Seminar (Sophomore/Junior Diagnostic Project) (2)

BIOL 490 Biological Research (Senior integrated Assessment) (4)

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)                            = 50 credits

In addition to the Major Sequence requirements, a Biology Major must complete a mini­mum of four upper-level Biology courses (minimum of two with lab). Biology majors have the option to choose one of the following emphases. A student who selects an emphasis must choose four courses (minimum of two 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

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

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 & Environmental Sampling & Analysis

                                             = 64 credits TOTAL


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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