Major in Biology (BS)
University Requirement -2 hours
GSTD 1002 Freshman Seminar
General Education – 24 hours (Mathematics, natural science and physical science courses are included in the major.)
Biology – 50 hours:
BIOL 1203/1201 Principles of Biology I/Lab
BIOL 1213/1211 Principles of Biology II/Lab
BIOL 3032/3022 General Microbiology/Lab
BIOL 3033/3031 Genetics/Lab
BIOL 3043 Cell Biology
BIOL 3403 Medical Terminology
BIOL 3703/3701 Vertebrate Physiology
BIOL 4013/4011 Ecology/Lab
BIOL 4101 Biology Colloquium
BIOL 4502/4512 Molecular Biology
SCI 3101 Pre-Health Colloquium
10 hours upper level biology electives.
Select at least 8 hours from the following:
BIOL 2063/2061 Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab
BIOL 2073/2071 Anatomy and Physiology II/Lab
BIOL 3373/3371 Intro to Neuroscience/Lab
BIOL 3703/3701 Vertebrate Physiology/Lab
BIOL 4033/4031 Developmental Biology/Lab
Chemistry – 20 hours
CHEM 1023/1021 University Chemistry I/Lab
CHEM 1123/1121 University Chemistry II/Lab
CHEM 3003/3001 Organic Chemistry I/Lab
CHEM 3103/3101 Organic Chemistry II/Lab
CHEM 3073/3071 Biochemistry I/Lab
*Mathematics – 5-6 hours
MATH 1023 College Algebra
MATH 1033 Plane Trigonometry
MATH 1045 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
*Some professional schools may require MATH 1525 Calculus I for admission.
Physics – 8 hours
PHYS 2003/2001 College Physics I/Lab
PHYS 2103/2101 College Physics II/Lab
PHYS 2203/2201 University Physics I/Lab
PHYS 2213/2211 University Physics II/Lab
Electives –10-11 hours
University electives may be used for the remaining 10-11 hours.
No minor is required.
Pre-Health Professional Advisory Committee
The Pre-Health Advisory College Committee convenes to discuss the assessment and viability of pre-health activities, letters of recommendation and strategic planning. The committee is constituted of the advisors of the pre-health organization and the dean of the College of Science and Engineering. Visiting members to the committee will be added as required.
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The Pre-Health option is designed to maximize the success of students pursuing careers in professional and allied health fields. To plan the best path toward career goals, students are carefully advised as they progress through the program by a dedicated pre-health advisor, Dr. Antoinette Odendaal, firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-Nursing students are advised directly by the SAU Academic Advising Center, email@example.com.
- Our graduates effectively communicate scientific knowledge.
- Our graduates have the knowledge to make informed and ethical scientific decisions.
- Our graduates think critically and creatively to analyze and solve scientific problems.
- Our graduates demonstrate the information literacy required for scientific study.
- Our graduates possess the knowledge and skill sets in biology to be successful.
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