B.A. in Biology

College of the Sciences and Mathematics

(Note: As of January 2014, no new students are being admitted to this program.)

General Education Requirements
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Science requirements are met by CHE 103 and PHY 130
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Language Requirement3-12
Demonstrating language proficiency through the intermediate level (202).
Major Core Requirements 1
BIO 110General Biology3
BIO 220Cell Physiology3
BIO 230Genetics3
BIO 409Internship in Biological Sciences3
or BIO 490 Biology Seminar
or BIO 491 Special Problems in Biology
CHE 103General Chemistry I3
CHE 104General Chemistry II3
CHE 231Organic Chemistry I4
CRL 103Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB)1
CRL 104Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB)1
CRL 231Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab2
CHE 232Organic Chemistry II3
MAT 121Introduction to Statistics I3
PHY 130General Physics I4
PHY 140General Physics II4
Select one semester of calculus3-4
Biology Electives
Select 12 semester hours under advisement12
Other Major Requirements
BIO 215General Botany3
BIO 217General Zoology3
BIO 270Ecology3
Total Minimum Credits Required120
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Biology core courses must be passed with a grade of C- (70%) or better.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.