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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology (BA)


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See the Department of Biology for more information.

Students seeking state certification in secondary education must also complete requirements for a Master of Education degree, a one-year program at SRU.  All of our programs are designed to steadily develop the quantitative, deductive and inductive reasoning skills that biologists must have.  

Major Requirements - Credits: 39-40


Basic Requirements - Credits: 17


Before progressing to a 200-level course, students must achieve a minimum 2.000 average in the 100-level basic requirements course. Students may register in 200-level biology courses in any order but must maintain a biology average of 2.0 or better, before progressing to another course. A student must repeat any 200-level biology course that brings the biology average below a 2.000. Students should try to complete all 200-level biology requirements by the end of their sophomore year.

Additional Requirements - Credits: 9


Select 9 credits from the following:

Biology Electives - Credits: 5-6


Select two courses from the above or any approved 300 or 400-level biology major courses.  Additional electives may be selected from the Marine Science offerings.

Natural Science and Math College Wide Requirements - Credits: 12


Required Major Field Test before Graduation


Field Test

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  • Any  Computer Science (CPSC) course

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