Bachelor of Arts
The B.A. in Biology- General provides students with a broad background in basic biological principles from the cellular and molecular levels through evolution and the functioning of ecosystems. As such, this general biology curriculum provides the breadth of biological experience essential for a diversity of careers in the health fields, in basic biological research in the laboratory and field, in biology education, or in business and industry. The curriculum includes a set of core courses in science and hands-on learning opportunities.
• Promoting education for acquisition of strong quantitative, problem-solving, critical thinking, communication, and computer skills.
• Understanding the science of biology from the unifying processes of natural selection and evolution.
• Having opportunities for undergraduate research experiences in laboratory or in the field.
• Providing students with a broad-based, and strong biology education
• Being sufficiently flexible to allow students a variety of career and advanced study choices
Extensive field and research component in local natural areas.
Management in biologically-based business or industry
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
See Degree Requirements: General Education requirements (33)
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Information Literacy:
HU 375 Methods of Inquiry (3)
Senior Capstone: SM/HU 499 Senior Capstone (3)
Total General Education Credits - 39
Art & Sciences Courses
SM 117 Diversity of Life (4)
SM 118 Cellular and Molecular Biology (4)
SM 121 General Chemistry I (4)
SM 122 General Chemistry II (4)
SM 211 Investigating Biology (3)
SM 221 Organic Chemistry I (4)
SM 231 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (4)
SM 243/343 Biotopics (3)
SM 261 Statistics (3)
SM 315 Applied Genetics and Evolution (4)
SM 331 Comparative Physiology (4)
SM 342 Principles of Ecology (3)
SM 411 Cell Biology and Physiology (4)
SM 200/300/400 level Biology elective (3)
Total Arts & Sciences Program Credits - 51
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS - 51
100-400 level (11)
300/400 level (19)
Total Open Elective Credits - 30
TOTAL ELECTIVE CREDITS - 30
TOTAL CREDITS FOR DEGREE - 120
Associate Professor and Program Director, Biology/Environmental Biology
215 Eckel Hall
Phone: (315) 655-7146
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Eckel Hall 308
Phone: (315) 655-7986
Associate Professor, Biology/Environmental Biology
212 Eckel Hall
Phone: (315) 655-7148
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