In situations where students are preparing for a specific job opportunity or a graduate or professional program, the customized emphasis may be considered if other degree programs are not adequate. Courses are to be selected from biology or other disciplines in consultation with a Department of Biology advisor. Credits must include coursework in at least two of three course groups–
Students must take 8-14 elective credits from any college level courses.
A minimum of 3 credits of BIOL 495 or HONS 497H. Biology majors may elect to complete a minimum of 3 credits of original research in a topic of mutual interest with a Department of Biology faculty member and present this original work in the form of a senior thesis. This research experience may be supported by a research scholarship.