Courses taught by faculty in Botany and Microbiology are designated with a BOMI prefix, courses taught by faculty in Zoology are designated with a ZOOL prefix. Courses taught by faculty from both departments are designated with a BIOL prefix.

Biology Major (may be declared in either the BOMI or ZOOL department)

Core courses:

BIOL 120: Intro to Cell Biology (with lab)

BIOL 122: Organisms & Their Environment (with lab)

CHEM 110: General Chemistry I (with lab)

CHEM 111: General Chemistry II (with lab)

ZOOL 261: Evolution    OR    BIOL 271:  Genetics

Elective courses:

(a) Five upper-level BOMI or ZOOL courses (numbered 250-400):

    -at least 2 courses must be listed as "BOMI"

    -at least 2 courses must be listed as "ZOOL"

    -at least four of these five must have a lab

(b) Three additional courses in the "Natural Sciences": chemistry, physics, geology, math, or computer science.

 Note: The Biology major may not be combined with any other major in BOMI or ZOOL for a second major.