Along with specific requirements for any major, all students in the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree programs must meet all general education and graduation requirements under a single catalog.
Requirements for a Biology Major with Teaching are 30 hours of required courses in biology and 20 hours of supporting courses, as follows:
|Introduction to Biological and Health Science Research
|Organization of Life: Genetics and Cell Biology
|Diversity of Life: An Introduction to Zoology and Botany
|Advanced Cellular and Molecular Biology
|Ecology and Evolution
|The Integrated Biological and Health Scientist
or BMB 494
|Biochemistry Molecular Biology Capstone
or NEUR 494
|Select 4 credits of 300-level lab classes
|Required Supporting Courses
|General Chemistry I
|General Chemistry II
|Principles of Organic Chemistry
|Methods of Teaching High School Science
|Methods of Teaching Middle Grade Science
|Select one of the following:
|The Dynamic Earth and Environment (or ENVR 212)
|General Physics I
|Dakota Skies: Astronomy and Atmospheric Science in the Black Hills
Cross-referenced courses cannot be counted toward a Biology major if they are included in the major or minor program of another department.
Students may register for biology elective credit in courses within cooperative programs such as those offered by Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area (ACCA), the Morton Arboretum or the Shedd Aquarium.