A student may declare a major in biology or marine biology after completing BIO 201 and BIO 202 , or equivalent courses, with a grade of “C” (2.00) or better in both courses, and the completion of a minimum of 24 semester hours of credit.
Transfer students wishing to declare a major in biology or marine biology must meet admission requirements, which are:
- completion of 24 semester credit hours from an accredited four-year college or university and a 2.00 grade point average in two biology courses with labs, preferably BIO 201 and BIO 202 , or equivalents; or,
- completion of an associate degree from an accredited two-year college and a 2.00 grade point average in two biology courses with labs.
Students who apply to the Department of Biology and Marine Biology and do not meet the admission requirements will be considered pre-majors. All students who desire a degree in biology or marine biology must meet the admissions requirements and declare a major to be eligible to graduate.