Nov 17, 2018  

Biology, Customized Emphasis BS

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Total Credits: 124

Major: Concentration Requirements — 16


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–

  , and  ;  representation of all three groups is recommended. Departmental approval must be received before the beginning of the spring semester of the student’s junior year.

Andrews Core Experience 43-49*

Students must take all courses designated in the BA & BS Degree Requirements  of the Andrews Core Experience or the Honors Andrews Core Experience (SAGES)  while noting the following requirements and recommendations.

*49 credits for standard GE package; 41 credits for Honors.

Undergraduate Electives — 8-14

Students must take 8-14 elective credits from any college level courses.

Thesis (Optional)

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.

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