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Biology, BA

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Living science!

Curious about the mysteries of science and the wonders of creation? 

All biology majors study a core of classes, including courses in biology, botany, zoology, genetics, and chemistry. You then select one of the following tracks: General Biology, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Physician Assistant, or Pre-Veterinary Medicine. 


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All biology majors take the following core courses:

Supporting core courses include:

General Biology Track

The General Biology Track courses include the above Biology core courses, supporting core courses, and the following courses:

Pre Medicine Track

The Pre-Medicine Track courses include the above Biology core courses, supporting core courses, and the following courses:

Pre Optometry Track

The Pre-Optometry Track courses include the above Biology core courses, supporting core courses, and the following courses:

Pre-Physician Assistant Track

The Pre-Physician Assistant Track courses include the Biology core courses, supporting core courses, and the following courses:

Note: The majority of MS programs in Physician Assistant studies require introductory psychology and abnormal psychology (or an equivalent) at the undergraduate level. Students selecting the pre-physician assistant track should therefore take PSCY 121 in order to fulfill the "Understanding Persons" menu of the General Education Program.

Pre-Veterinary Medicine Track

The Pre-Veterinary Medicine Track courses include the Biology courses, supporting core courses, and the following courses:

Biology minors 19 to 21 hrs:

Two 300/400-level courses, one of which must be a laboratory course.



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