Bachelor of Science with a Major in Biology 2022-2023 Edition

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
Physics I Introductory Physics
and Physics I Laboratory
Chemistry I Introductory Chemistry
and Chemistry I Laboratory
Introductory Chemistry II Chemical Systems
and Chemistry II Laboratory
Choose one of the following tracks:
Track 1: General Biology
Biology Core plus the following General Biology Required Course:
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
Biological Imaging
Ecology
and Ecology Laboratory
Exercise Physiology
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
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
Microbiology
and Microbiology Laboratory
Computer Programming for the Sciences
Emergency Medical Technician [EMT] Basic
Anatomy and Physiology II
and Anatomy and Physiology Lab II (*)
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy
Research Methods in Science
Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment
Issues in Biological Science
Plant Diversity in Ancient and Modern Environments
Global Health Challenges
Immunity and Disease
Research Directed Study in Science
Track 2: Pre-Health
Biology core plus the following Pre-Health Required courses:
Physics II Biological Physics
and Physics || Laboratory
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
Biochemistry
**Choose 3 of the following course plus one lab, one course must be at the 400 level
Research Methods in Health Sciences
Exercise Physiology
Nutrition
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I (*)
Genetics
and Genetics Laboratory
Biochemistry
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
Microbiology
and Microbiology Laboratory
Emergency Medical Technician [EMT] Basic
Anatomy and Physiology II
and Anatomy and Physiology Lab II (*)
Human Kinesiology
and Kinesiology Lab
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy
Research Methods in Science
Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment
Global Health Challenges
Immunity and Disease
Exercise Testing and Prescription
and Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab
Principles of Strength and Conditioning I
and Principles of Strength and Conditioning I Lab
Principles of Strength and Conditioning II
and Principles of Strength and Conditioning II Lab
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 3: Environmental Biology
Biology Core plus Environmental Science Required Course:
SCI 268Introduction to Environmental Science and Sustainability3
Choose 1 additional course:
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Laboratory
Oceanography
Choose 4 of the following courses plus one lab, at least one course must be at the 400 level
Ecology
and Ecology Laboratory
Energy Management Strategies
Organic Chemistry I
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
GIS for Environmental Decision Making
and GIS for Environmental Decision Making Laboratory
Microbiology
Computer Programming for the Sciences
Environmental Policy: Decision Making and Problem Solving
Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment
Issues in Environmental Science
Global Health Challenges
Research Directed Study in Science
Liberal Arts Core Requirements
Microeconomic Principles
Macroeconomic Principles
Introduction to Literary Studies
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
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.
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