B.S. in Biology - Integrative Biology Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
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
Major Core Requirements 1
BIO 110General Biology3
BIO 220Cell Physiology3
BIO 230Genetics3
Select one of the following:1-16
Internship in Biological Sciences
Biology Seminar
Special Problems in Biology
CHE 103General Chemistry I3
CRL 103Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB)1
CHE 104General Chemistry II3
CRL 104Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB)1
CHE 231Organic Chemistry I4
CRL 231Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab2
CHE 232Organic Chemistry II3
PHY 130General Physics I4
PHY 140General Physics II4
MAT 121Introduction to Statistics I3
Select one semester of calculus3-4
Other Major Requirements
BIO 215General Botany3
BIO 217General Zoology3
BIO 270Ecology3
Biology Electives
Select 21 semester hours under advisement21
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.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; courses offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
WRT 120Effective Writing I3
BIO 110General Biology3
CHE 103
CRL 103
General Chemistry I4
Gen Ed Distributive 3
Select one of the following:3-4
Introduction to Statistics I 
Brief Calculus 
Calculus for the Life Sciences 
Calculus I 
 Credits16-17
Semester Two
Writing 200 Level3
BIO 215 or 217General Botany3
CHE 104
CRL 104
General Chemistry II4
Gen Ed Distributive 3
Select one of the following:3-4
Introduction to Statistics I 
Brief Calculus 
Calculus for the Life Sciences 
Calculus I 
 Credits16-17
Year Two
Semester Three
BIO 215 or 217General Botany3
CHE 231
CRL 231
Organic Chemistry I6
Mathematics (if still needed) 3
Gen Ed Distributive 3
 Credits15
Semester Four
BIO 220Cell Physiology3
BIO 230Genetics3
CHE 232Organic Chemistry II3
SPK 208 or 230Public Speaking3
Gen Ed Distributive 3
 Credits15
Year Three
Semester Five
BIO 270Ecology3
BIO Elective3
PHY 130General Physics I4
Diversity (J) Course 3
Directed Elective 3
 Credits16
Semester Six
BIO Elective 3
BIO Electives6
PHY 140General Physics II4
Interdisciplinary (I) Course 3
 Credits16
Year Four
Semester Seven
BIO Elective3
BIO Elective3
Directed Elective 3
Directed Elective 3
Gen Ed Distributive 3
 Credits15
Semester Eight
BIO Elective3
BIO Elective3
Directed Elective 3
Directed Elective 3
Select one of the following:3
Biology Seminar 
Internship in Biological Sciences 
Special Problems in Biology 
 Credits15