Biology BS

Major Requirements

A major in biology consists of:

BIOL 150Biodiversity, Form, and Function/Lecture

3

BIOL 150LBiodiversity, Form, and Function/Lab

1

BIOL 152Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

3

BIOL 152LIntroduction to Cell and Molecular Biology/Lab

1

BIOL 298Biology Seminar

1

BIOL 310Human Genetics

3

BIOL 310LHuman Genetics Lab

1

BIOL 460Evolutionary Analysis

3

BIOL 498Senior Biology Seminar

1

 

MATH 139Trigonometry

3

or

MATH 140Precalculus

4

or

MATH 141Calculus I

4

 

MATH 221Integrated Statistical Analysis

4

CHEM 130General Chemistry I/Lecture

3

CHEM 130LGeneral Chemistry I/Lab

1

CHEM 131General Chemistry II/Lecture

3

CHEM 131LGeneral Chemistry II/Lab

1

CHEM 210Organic Chemistry I/Lecture

3

CHEM 210LOrganic Chemistry I/Lab

1

CHEM 211Organic Chemistry II/Lecture

3

CHEM 211LOrganic Chemistry II/Lab

1

 

PHYS 250General Physics I/Lecture

3

and

PHYS 250LGeneral Physics I/Lab

1

or

PHYS 252Calculus-Based Physics I

4

 

PHYS 251General Physics II/Lecture

3

and

PHYS 251LGeneral Physics II/Lab

1

or

PHYS 253Calculus-Based Physics II

4

One of the following from cell and molecular:

BIOL 300Immunology

3

BIOL 302Cell Biology

3

BIOL 350Introduction to Bioinformatics

3

One of the following from ecology:

BIOL 331General Ecology

3

BIOL 340Ornithology

3

BIOL 347Entomology

3

BIOL 348Herpetology

3

Students taking BIOL 331 will need to take BIOL 331L.

Students taking BIOL 348 will need to take BIOL 348L.

One of the following from organismal biology:

BIOL 320Botany/Lecture

3

BIOL 322Human Anatomy & Physiology I

3

BIOL 323Human Anatomy & Physiology II

3

BIOL 330Vertebrate Anatomy

3

BIOL 332Vertebrate Physiology

3

Students taking BIOL 320 will be required to take BIOL 320L.

Students taking BIOL 322 will be required to take BIOL 322L.

Students taking BIOL 323 will be required to take BIOL 323L.

Students taking BIOL 330 will be required to take BIOL 330L.

Students taking BIOL 332 will be required to take BIOL 332L.

In addition 10 hours of electives must be taken from any 300- or 400-level biology courses or GEOL 410. Students accepted into the bioinformatics program at the University of Toledo (UT) may use three of the graduate-level courses from the UT curriculum requirements to satisfy The University of Findlay biology major requirements.