Biology

Division of Science and Mathematics

The Biology programs are designed for students planning graduate studies in the academic area, for students who plan to teach sciences in grades 5-12 (depending on state licensure)  or as a pre-professional background for areas such as medicine, pharmacy, chiropractic, etc.

Admission to Biology Majors

All admission criteria are monitored and enforced by the discipline faculty. Admission to the Biology major requires that the student:

  1. Complete BIOL 150 and BIOL 151 with a minimum grade of “C” in each course.
  2. Have an institutional cumulative GPA of at least 2.50.
  3. Have satisfactory communication skills as demonstrated by successful completion of ENGL 110 and ENGL 120 or ENGL 125 with a minimum grade of “C” in each course.
  4. Have satisfactory mathematics skills as demonstrated by successful completion of MATH 103 or a higher level math course with a minimum grade of “C.”
  5. Complete an oral interview with the discipline faculty.

Final approval of the discipline faculty is contingent upon their professional judgment following consideration of documentation and faculty assessment.