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Degree Requirements for the B.S. in Biology Pre-Graduate School Track (PDF Download)

A. Biology Courses

BIOL 201, 202, 203
BIOL 304, 305 and 306
BIOL 310, 470 and 490

Upper Division Electives

Choice of upper division electives (to complete A) should be chosen based on area(s) of interest. For admission to graduate programs breadth in biology and a strong foundation in the cognates is often more important than course specialization. The following upper division courses are offered within each of the following subject areas:

Cell & Molecular Biology: BIOL 312, 330, 342,360, 424,
430, 433, and CHEM 340.

Plant Science: BIOL 321, 362 and 462.

Animal Science: BIOL 322, 324, 351, 424, 451, and 455.

Ecology: BIOL 321, 322, 324, 404, 406, 451 and 462.

Microbiology: BIOL 312, 317, 318, 414, and CHEM 340.

B. Research Experience

BIOL 480 or 496

C. Cognates

Chemistry:
CHEM 211, 212, 213, 331, 332 and 333

Physics
PHYS 201, 202, 203

MATH
211 and 212 or 201 and 202.