CURRENT 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2018  
CURRENT 2017-2018 Undergraduate 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:

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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