The plan in Biological Science leads to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. This plan is designed to prepare students for advanced study, technical positions in environmental or biomedical research or teaching.
The B.A. in Biological Sciences is designed primarily for students interested in teaching biology at the middle or high school level.
Biological Science B.A. Degree Requirements This degree requires 120 hours and includes 42 hours of University Core. However, some of the Major Requirements courses listed below also satisfy University Core. If other courses are taken to satisfy University Core, the Major Requirements below are still necessary for graduation and substitutions are not accepted.
In addition to the required core courses, students in the Biological Science, B.A. must complete an additional 36 hours of designated elective courses. These courses may be selected from the list below or other courses from lists above; exceptions must be approved by program chair. These courses must be completed with grades of “C-” or better.