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ARCHIVED 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, B.S.


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Total number of hours for the Program: 120.

Liberal Studies Hours: 42


Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Major Requirements


The major requires 47 hours of core courses, including:

Senior Research, 3 hours, at the senior level (choose from BIOL 480, 495, 498 and 499) and 25 hours of a concentration.

Concentration:


Concentration (25 hours) selected from one of the following:

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


Guided Electives (15 hours)


May include two non-biology courses:

  • One elective from the Ecology and Evolution set
  • One elective from the Organismal Biology set
  • One elective from the Cell and Molecular Biology set
  • Electives chosen from any course set sufficient to bring the total for the concentration to 25 hours.

Guided Electives (15 hours)


May include two non-biology courses:

  • One Elective from the Ecology and Evolution set
  • One elective from the Organismal Biology set
  • One elective from the Cell and Molecular Biology set
  • Electives chosen from any course set sufficient to bring the total for the concentration to 25 hours.

Guided Electives (15 hours)


May include two non-biology courses:

  • One elective from the Ecology and Evolution set
  • One elective from the Organismal Biology set
  • One elective from the Cell and Molecular Biology set
  • Electives chosen from any course set sufficient to bring the total for the concentration to 25 hours.

Guided Electives (15 hours)


May include two non-biology courses:

  • One elective from the Ecology and Evolution set
  • One elective from the Organismal Biology set
  • One elective from the Cell and Molecular Biology set
  • Electives chosen from any course set sufficient to bring the total for the concentration to 25 hours.

General Electives


(6-15 hours depending on the hours taken for Liberal Studies that also count in the major.)

General electives (6 hours) at the 300/400 level) are required to complete the program for each of the concentrations offered. Students must take at least 30 hours of the courses at the junior-senior level at WCU in order to satisfy general university requirements.

Biology Elective Course Sets


General Biology Elective Set


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