2017-2018

Bachelor of Science with a Biology Major

Bachelor of Science with a Biology Major Curriculum Requirements

First-Year Gateway Experience
Global Foundations of Character and Leadership
Global Foundations of Organizations and Business
Writing Workshop
Bryant IDEA: Innovation and Design Experience For All
Biology Degree Core Requirements
Biology I Principles of Biology
and Biology I Laboratory
Biology II Organismal Biology
and Biology II Laboratory
Chemistry I Introductory Chemistry
and Chemistry I Laboratory
Chemistry II Chemical Systems
and Chemistry II Laboratory
Physics I Introductory Physics
Level II and III:
Choose one of the following tracks: Optional - Self design track with faculty advisor.
Track 1: General Biology
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
Choose 4 of the following courses plus one lab, at least one course must be at the 400-level
Ecology
and Ecology Laboratory
Nutrition
Introduction to Biotechnology
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I (*)
Nobel Prize in Biological Sciences
Genetics
and Genetics Laboratory
Plant Biology
Coastal Environments
Biochemistry
Elements of Forensic Science
Histology
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
Microbiology
and Microbiology Laboratory
Anatomy and Physiology II
and Anatomy and Physiology Lab II (*)
Research Methods in Science
Honors Special Topics in Science Application of Brain Science
Special Topics in Science and Technology Emergency Medical Technician [EMT] Basic
Biological Imaging
Instrumental Analysis for Environmental and Life Sciences
Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment
Foundations in Pharmaceutical Science
Issues in Biological Science
Plant Diversity in Ancient and Modern Environments
Biomarkers and isotope Signals
Global Health Challenges
Immunity and Disease
Computer Programming for the Sciences
Research Directed Study in Science
Track 2: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Level II:
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
Choose 3 of the following courses plus one lab:
Introduction to Biotechnology
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I (*)
Nobel Prize in Biological Sciences
Genetics
and Genetics Laboratory
Biochemistry
Histology
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
Microbiology
and Microbiology Laboratory
Anatomy and Physiology II
and Anatomy and Physiology Lab II (*)
Research Methods in Science
Honors Special Topics in Science Application of Brain Science
Special Topics in Science and Technology Emergency Medical Technician [EMT] Basic
Level III:
Choose one of the following courses
Biological Imaging
Instrumental Analysis for Environmental and Life Sciences
Foundations in Pharmaceutical Science
Global Health Challenges
Immunity and Disease
Computer Programming for the Sciences
Research Directed Study in Science
Track 3: Pre-Health
Biology core plus the following Level I course
Physics II Biological Physics
**Level II:
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
Biochemistry
Choose 2 of the following courses including one lab:
Nutrition
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I (*)
Genetics
and Genetics Laboratory
Histology
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
Microbiology
and Microbiology Laboratory
Anatomy and Physiology II
and Anatomy and Physiology Lab II (*)
Research Methods in Science
Honors Special Topics in Science Application of Brain Science
Special Topics in Science and Technology Emergency Medical Technician [EMT] Basic
Level III:
Choose one of the following courses:
Foundations in Pharmaceutical Science
Global Health Challenges
Immunity and Disease
Research Directed Study in Science
*Recommended to be taken together with the lab.
**Students are encouraged to review individual course requirements for each track and take the appropriate class sequence.
Track 4: Ecology and Conservation Biology
Level II:
Ecology
and Ecology Laboratory
Choose 3 of the following courses plus one lab:
Genetics
and Genetics Laboratory
Plant Biology
Coastal Environments
Human Impact on Land and Life
and Human Impact on Land and Life Laboratory
Sustaining Air and Water
and Sustaining Air and Water Laboratory
Microbiology
and Microbiology Laboratory
Research Methods in Science
Special Topics in Science and Technology Emergency Medical Technician [EMT] Basic
Level III:
Choose one of the following:
Biological Imaging
Conservation in the U.S. and China
Environmental Policy: Decision Making and Problem Solving
Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment
Global Change and Geochemical Impact
Issues in Biological Science
Plant Diversity in Ancient and Modern Environments
Biomarkers and isotope Signals
Computer Programming for the Sciences
Research Directed Study in Science
Special Topics in Science Environmental Investigation and Remediation
Track 5: Research Intensive
Level II:
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
Research Methods in Science
Choose 2 of the following courses plus one lab
Ecology
Introduction to Biotechnology
Genetics
and Genetics Laboratory
Plant Biology
Biochemistry
Histology
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
Microbiology
and Microbiology Laboratory
Honors Special Topics in Science Application of Brain Science
Special Topics in Science and Technology Emergency Medical Technician [EMT] Basic
Level III:
Research Directed Study in Science
Liberal Arts Core Requirements
Microeconomic Principles
Macroeconomic Principles
Introduction to Literary Studies
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
Statistics I
Two Humanities Survey Courses
Liberal Arts Distributions - Modes of Thought 1
Two Social Science Modes of Thought
One Historical Mode of Thought (Upper Division)
One Literary Mode of Thought (Upper Division)
Two Scientific Modes of Thought 2
Business Minor Requirement
Selection is made from a variety of business minors (Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Marketing Analytics, and Sales).
Electives
Subject to programmatic constraints, students may elect to take additional business courses beyond the required minor, not to exceed a combined total of 30 credit hours in the College of Business.
1

Modes of Thought requirements can be met by appropriate courses in the major.

2

Include one Lab Science. One science must be taken at the 300 or 400 level.

A minimum of 122 credit hours is required for graduation