Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Biology, Bachelor of Science

Course Requirements (BIOL)

General Education Requirements

(# - Refer to General Education Course Requirements for Course Options)

Complete the following course (0 credits)

CBU 101Orientation to CBU

0

Mathematics (3 credits)

Satisfied by Major Requirements

MATH 131Calculus I

3

Statistics (3 credits)

Satisfied by Major Requirements

BIOL 340Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis

3

OR

MATH 201Applied Statistics

3

English (8-9 credits)

English Composition I
ENG 111English Composition I

3

OR

ENG 231Honors Survey of World Literature I

4

English Composition II
ENG 112English Composition II

3

OR

ENG 232Honors Survey of World Literature II

4

English Literature # (3 credits)

Waived if ENG 231/ENG 232, Add 1 Hr. to Electives

Religious Studies # (6 credits)

Social Science or History # (6 credits)

Natural or Physical Science (4 credits)

Satisfied by Major Requirements

CHEM 113Principles of Chemistry I

3

CHEM 113LPrinciples of Chemistry I Laboratory

1

Moral Values # (3 credits)

Aesthetics

Satisfied by English Literature GER

Total Credit Hours:24

School of Science Support Requirements

CHEM 113Principles of Chemistry I

3

CHEM 113LPrinciples of Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 114Principles of Chemistry II

3

CHEM 114LPrinciples of Chemistry II Laboratory

1

CHEM 211Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 211LOrganic Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 212Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 212LOrganic Chemistry II Laboratory

1

MATH 131Calculus I

3

PHYS 201Introductory Physics I

3

PHYS 201LIntroductory Physics I Laboratory

1

PHYS 202Introductory Physics II

3

PHYS 202LIntroductory Physics II Laboratory

1

MATH 201Applied Statistics

3

OR

BIOL 340Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis

3

Chemistry Elective / Lab (4 credits)

Choose From:

CHEM 214Quantitative Analysis

2

CHEM 214LQuantitative Analysis Laboratory

2

CHEM 315Biochemistry I (Introduction to Biochemistry)

3

CHEM 315LBiochemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 351Physical Chemistry I

3

CHEM 351LPhysical Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 352Physical Chemistry II

3

CHEM 352LPhysical Chemistry II Laboratory

1

CHEM 415Analytical Chemistry

3

CHEM 415LAnalytical Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 422Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 422LInorganic Chemistry Laboratory

1

Total Credit Hours:34

Biology Major Requirements

(2.0 GPA in Major Required)(Transfer Students Must Take at Least 20 Hours of Biology at or Above the 300 level at CBU)

BIOL 111Principles of Biology I

3

BIOL 111LPrinciples of Biology I Laboratory

1

BIOL 112Principles of Biology II

3

BIOL 112LPrinciples of Biology II Laboratory

1

BIOL 311Genetics

3

BIOL 311LGenetics Laboratory

1

BIOL 362Biology Seminar

1

BIOL 463Mentored Research I

1

BIOL 464Mentored Research II

2

BIOL 465Mentored Research III

2

BIOL 499Senior Comprehensive

0

Total Credit Hours:18

BIOL 463, BIOL 464, BIOL 465: Students may substitute BIOL 461/BIOL 466 Independent Research for the BIOL 463/BIOL 464/BIOL 465 sequence with permission of the Chair or Course Director

Standard Biology Major Elective Requirements

Group I: Biology Electives (3-4 credits)

Choose From:

BIOL 211Vertebrate Embryology

3

BIOL 211LVertebrate Embryology Laboratory

1

BIOL 218Human Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BIOL 218LHuman Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory

1

BIOL 236Nutrition

3

BIOL 312Human Physiology

3

BIOL 312LHuman Physiology Laboratory

1

BIOL 414Animal Histology

3

BIOL 414LAnimal Histology Laboratory

1

BIOL 451Neuroscience

3

BIOL 451LNeuroscience Laboratory

1

Group II: Biology Electives (3-4 credits)

Choose From:

BIOL 212Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

3

BIOL 212LComparative Vertebrate Anatomy Laboratory

1

BIOL 216Botany

3

BIOL 216LBotany Laboratory

1

BIOL 303Algae, Fungi and Lichens

3

BIOL 303LAlgae, Fungi and Lichens Laboratory

1

BIOL 335Invertebrate Zoology

3

BIOL 335LInvertebrate Zoology Laboratory

1

BIOL 413Parasitology

3

BIOL 413LParasitology Laboratory

1

Group III: Biology Electives (3-4 credits)

Choose From:

BIOL 346Evolution

3

BIOL 381Animal Behavior

3

BIOL 412Ecology

3

BIOL 412LEcology Laboratory

1

Group IV: Biology Electives (3-4 credits)

Choose From:

BIOL 321Microbiology

3

BIOL 321LMicrobiology Laboratory

1

BIOL 367Pharmacology

3

BIOL 370Toxicology

3

BIOL 415Immunology

3

BIOL 415LImmunology Laboratory

1

BIOL 421Cell/Molecular Biology

3

BIOL 421LCell/Molecular Biology Laboratory

1

or select pre-approved Special Topics courses

Biology Electives 300+ Level (14-18 credits)
Total Credit Hours:30

Students must have at least 20 hours at 300+ level.

School of Sciences Major-Specific Electives

Free Electives

13

School of Arts Electives

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Free Electives: Excluding ALG 110, 115, 120, ENG 100, MATH 100, 101 and 103. Max 6 Hrs. in BIOL.

Total Credit Hours: 122

2.0 Cumulative GPA Required