Degree Programs

B.S., Major in Biology

Major Requirements:

At least 35 hours in Biology to include:
111 Biology 1
112 Biology 2
216 Cell Biology
230 Genetics and Evolution
461 Seminar in Biology
463 Research Design

One of the following laboratory courses:
305 Marine Biology
320 Vertebrate Natural History
336 Ecology

Cognate Requirements:

In Chemistry:
111 General Chemistry 1
112 General Chemistry 2
221 Organic Chemistry 1

In Physics:
201 College Physics 1 or 211 General Physics 1
202 College Physics 2 or 212 General Physics 2

In Mathematics:
215 Introduction to Statistics

B.A., Major in Biology

Major Requirements:

A minimum of 25 hours in Biology to include:
111 Biology 1
112 Biology 2
216 Cell Biology
230 Genetics and Evolution

One of the following laboratory courses:
305 Marine Biology
320 Vertebrate Natural History
336 Ecology

Cognate Requirements:

In Chemistry:
111 General Chemistry 1

B.S., Major in Marine Biology

Major Requirements:

In Biology:
111 Biology 1
112 Biology 2
216 Cell Biology
230 Genetics and Evolution
305 Marine Biology
461 Seminar in Biology
463 Research Design

A full semester of coursework (12-15 credits) in marine biology will be taken at a marine biological field station. Both the coursework and field station must receive prior approval in order to be considered for fulfillment of degree requirements.

Cognate Requirements:

In Chemistry:
111 General Chemistry 1
112 General Chemistry 2
221 Organic Chemistry 1

In Mathematics:
215 Introduction to Statistics

 

Special Programs

Secondary Certification in Biology

Requirements:

In Biology:
111 Biology 1
112 Biology 2
216 Cell Biology
221 Human Anatomy and Physiology
230 Genetics and Evolution

336 Ecology

In Chemistry:
111 General Chemistry 1

In Psychology:
301 Human Sexuality

In Integrative Studies (LAS):
280 History of Science

All requirements for Kansas teacher certification as listed in the Education section of this catalog.

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