Aug 16, 2022
This concentration in Biology is designed for students who wish to pursue advanced degrees in a health or medicine profession such as MD/DO, DVM, DDS, or OD. This rigorous curriculum is designed so that by the end of their junior year, students will have been introduced to the major subject areas covered by standardized tests used for admissions to these advanced degrees. A freshman health seminar class is included in the degree and students participate in an experiential learning opportunity such as internship, job shadow, or research as a degree requirement.
Degree Requirements: 120 Credits
General Education Curriculum
University Success Skills
Take ENGL 110 (3 credits), ENGL 111 (3 credits), and one course in COMM or SPCH (3 credits) for a total of 9 credits.
Take one MATH course for 3 or 4 credits.
Arts and Humanities
Take one literature course (3 credits) and one additional course from either category (3 credits) for a total of 6 credits.
Take one science course (3 credits) along with that course’s lab (1 credit) for a total of 4 credits.
Behavioral Wellness and Social Science
Behavioral, Wellness, and Social Science: Choose 2 courses for a total of 6 credits. No more than 1 course may be from the Wellness category.
Choose two courses for a total of 6 credits.
Choose one course for 3 credits - Must be a different religion course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Arts and Humanities general education core.
Choose one course for 3 credits. Must be a different political science course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Social Science general education core.
Biology Core Curriculum
Choose a total of two credits from the following:
Pre-Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Concentration
In addition to the biology core, course requirements for the biology major, Pre-Medical/Dental/Veterinary concentration are:
General Electives - 15 Credits
Note: Other courses (for particular example, MATH 140 Statistics ) may also be required in some professional programs. Please see your advisor.