Dec 04, 2020  
CURRENT 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
CURRENT 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalogue

Biology, B.A.


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This is a flexible program that can be designed by a student and an advisor to meet personal educational goals and interests that may or may not include graduate study. The program may be used to meet a set of specific requirements; for example, certification for teaching at the secondary school level. Students in this major are qualified for a wide array of positions working in the biological sciences.

Oral Communication Requirement:


To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. or B.S. degree in Biology or the B.S. degree in Marine Biology a student must successfully complete BIO 495 .

Applied Learning Requirement:


To satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.A. or B.S. degree in Biology or the B.S. degree in Marine Biology a student must successfully complete one of the following: honors in any science department (BIO 499 , CHM 499 , EVS 499 , GLY 499 , MAT 499 , PSY 499 , PHY 499 ); directed individual study involving hands-on experience in any science department (BIO 291 , BIO 491 BIO 495 , CHM 491 , EVS 491 , GLY 491 , MAT 491 , PSY 491 , PHY 491 ); BIO 498 , BIO 493 ; formal student teaching experience taken for UNCW credit (e.g. EDNL 406 , EDN 409 , EDN 411 ); BIO 480  or BIOL 495 ).

Total: 59 hours


Additional Information:


A minimum of 30 hours chosen from BIO courses numbered above 299, at least two of which must be laboratory courses, and CHM 101 -CHM 102 . No more than 10 hours from BIO 480 , BIO 491 , BIO 493 , BIO 498 , and BIO 499  can be counted towards the 30 elective hours. The department strongly recommends that BIO 335  and BIO 366  be completed before taking other BIO courses at the 300 or 400 level. A “C” (2.00) or better average is required on all BIO courses above 299.

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