B.S. Degree with a Major in Biology – 59 credit hours

Required Major Courses BIO – 110Principles of Biology (3 cr.)
and
BIO – 151Principles of Biology Laboratory (1 cr.)
BIO – 211Plant Biology (3 cr.)
and
BIO – 241Plant Biology Laboratory (1 cr.)
BIO – 222Animal Biology (2 cr.)
and
BIO – 242Animal Biology Laboratory (2 cr.)
BIO – 251Cell Biology (3 cr.)
BIO – 254Evolution of Biological Systems (3 cr.)
BIO – 334Microbiology (3 cr.)
and
BIO – 344Microbiology Laboratory (1 cr.)
BIO – 299Research Development (varied course cr.)
or
BIO – 399Biology Seminar (1 cr.)
BIO – 201Pathways to Careers in Life and Physical Sciences (1 cr.)
or
BIO – 202Pathways to Careers in Healthcare (1 cr.)
CHE – 111General Chemistry I (3 cr.)
and
CHE – 141General Chemistry I Laboratory (1 cr.)
CHE – 112General Chemistry II (3 cr.)
and
CHE – 142General Chemistry II Laboratory (1 cr.)
MAT – 181Integrated Precalculus/Calculus B (4 cr.)
or
MAT – 191Calculus I (4 cr.)

Required Electives – 23 credit hours
Biology Electives (12 credit hours from additional BIO courses, PHS/BIO-301 or PHS-302)
Physical Sciences Electives (8 credit hours)
Math or Computer Science electives (3 credit hours)

B.S. Degree with a Major in Biology - 59 credit hours

Required Major Courses

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Required Electives – 23 credit hours
Biology Electives (12 credit hours from additional BIO courses, PHS/BIO-301 or PHS-302)
Physical Sciences Electives (8 credit hours)
Math or Computer Science electives (3 credit hours)

Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to change with each catalogue.

Contact Information
Jason Andrus
Head, Dept. of Biological Sciences
103 Science/Mathematics Bldg.
(919) 760-8891
andrusja@meredith.edu
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