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Biology

Chairperson: Maureen Tubbiola 
Address: 262 Robert H. Wick Science Building
Phone: 320.308.2039
Email: biology@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/biology

BS in Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution (71-84 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • It is essential to see a biology advisor during the first semester you are enrolled in biology courses.

Program Requirements

Core in Biology (33 credits): BIOL 151, BIOL 152, BIOL 222, BIOL 262, BIOL 306, BIOL 308, BIOL 312, BIOL 362, BIOL 456. Chemistry (8 credits): CHEM 210, CHEM 240. Quantitative and Technical courses (10-15 credits): MATH 112, STAT 239 and BIOL 339 (to be taken concurrently), plus two of the following: GEOG 216, GEOG 316, STAT 321, STAT 325, STAT 421, MATH 221, MATH 222, BIOL 466, CSCI 172.

Electives

Select a total of seven courses from the following two elective areas, including at least two courses from each area (20-28 credits). Evolution and Biodiversity elective area: BIOL 314, BIOL 316, BIOL 318, BIOL 322, BIOL 324, BIOL 414, BIOL 420, BIOL 422, BIOL 430, BIOL 434, BIOL 457, BIOL 460, BIOL 465, BIOL 475, GEOG 473. Ecology, Conservation and Management elective area: BIOL 313, BIOL 326, BIOL 418, BIOL 436, BIOL 441, BIOL 442, BIOL 448, BIOL 461, BIOL 491, ETS 367, ETS 368, ETS 465, GEOG 303, GEOG 379. Students can replace one of the seven elective courses with a total of 3 credits from BIOL 444 and BIOL 451.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing requirement by successfully completing BIOL 456 or BIOL 457 with a 'C' or better.






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