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Degree Requirements
Curriculum Requirements (7 courses/28 credits)
Choose two (2) from the following Biology courses:
BIOL 160 Introduction to Organismal Biology
BIOL 161 Introduction to Cell & Molecular Biology
BIOL 234 Comparative Vertebrate Physiology*
BIOL 272 Human Anatomy & Physiology I*
BIOL 273 Human Anatomy & Physiology II*
BIOL 301 Genetics*
BIOL 303 Exercise Physiology*
BIOL 307 Microbiology*
BIOL 409 Developmental Biology*
Choose two (2) from the following Chemistry courses:
CHEM 107 Principles of Chemistry
CHEM 108 Principles of Chemistry and Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 207 Organic Chemistry I*
CHEM 208 Organic Chemistry II*
CHEM 301 Biochemistry*
Choose three (3) from the following:
MATH 117 Introduction to Statistics OR MATH 208 Biostatistics
MATH 219 Calculus*
NUTR 205 Nutrition Science and Applications
PHIL 102 Introduction to Ethics: Why be moral? OR INTD 222 Bioethics
PSYC 101 General Psychology
PSYC 200 Psychology of Development
PSYC 201 Child Psychology
PHYS 211 Principles of Physics I
PHYS 212 Principles of Physics II

*Course has pre-requisites; check Undergraduate Catalog.

Advisors: Dr. Aline Davis (Biology) and Dr. Louise Bodack (Chemistry)


  1. Requirements are accurate to date. However, the University reserves the right to change requirements in the future, and will notify applicants should any changes be made.
  2. Refer to appropriate catalog for Degree Requirements for prior years.

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