Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
General Education: Students ma
joring in Biology are required to fulfill 47 or 48 general education requirement before they start taking major courses in Biology. A total of 31 credit hours are required to fulfill the major courses requirement. The required courses are listed in the degree plan. As described in the degree plan, students are required to obtain minimum of 30 credit hours in the supportive courses.
Students may also chose to enter the pre-chiropractic program in conjunction with Life University. Students complete three years at Edward Waters College before transferring to Life University for the chiropractic program. Upon completion of one year in the chiropractic program, students are awarded a Bachelor of Science degree.
To find out more go to www.life.edu then select Edward Waters College from the list.
Elective Courses: A total of 15 credit hours are required as an elective. Students get to choose a variety of courses as their elective. Suggested elective courses are listed along with the suggested course sequence.
Every student majoring in Biology is required to take an exit exam before graduation. The exit exam is usually offered in every Fall and Spring semester. Students are not allowed to graduate without fulfilling the exit exam requirement.
Degree Plan for Biology Major
BIO 252 General Biology II with Lab
BIO 305 Zoology with Lab
BIO 306 Botany with Lab
BIO 310 Genetics with Lab
BIO 321 Human Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab
BIO 330 Microbiology with Lab
BIO 412 Cell Biology with Lab OR
BIO 311 Biochemistry with Lab
BIO 470 Biology Seminar/Exit Exam
Supportive Course Requirements
BIO 400 Ecology
CHE 251 General Chemistry I with Lab
CHE 252 General Chemistry II with Lab
CHE 301 Organic Chemistry I with Lab
CHE 302 Organic Chemistry II with Lab
MAT 260 Elementary Statistics
PHY 251 General Physics I
PHY 272 College Physics II