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Degree Requirements

B.S., Major in Biology

Major Requirements:

At least 35 hours in Biology to include:
111 Biology 1
112 Biology 2
216 Cell Biology
230 Genetics and Evolution
461 Seminar in Biology

One of the following laboratory courses:
305 Marine Biology
306 Freshwater Biology
336 Ecology

Cognate Requirements:

In Chemistry:
111 General Chemistry 1
112 General Chemistry 2
221 Organic Chemistry 1

In Mathematics:
215 Introduction to Statistics and Probability

In Physics:
201 College Physics 1 and 202 College Physics 2 or


B.A., Major in Biology

Major Requirements:

A minimum of 26 hours in Biology to include:
111 Biology 1
112 Biology 2
216 Cell Biology
230 Genetics and Evolution
461 Seminar in Biology

One of the following laboratory courses:
305 Marine Biology
306 Freshwater Biology
336 Ecology

Cognate Requirements:

In Chemistry:
111 General Chemistry 1


B.S., Major in Marine Biology

Major Requirements:

In Biology:
111 Biology 1
112 Biology 2
216 Cell Biology
230 Genetics and Evolution
305 Marine Biology
461 Seminar in Biology

A full semester of course work (12-15 credit hours) in marine biology will be taken at a marine biological field station. Both the course work and field station must receive prior approval in order to be considered for fulfillment of degree requirements. These courses count as courses taken on the campus of Southwestern College in fulfilling graduation requirements.

Cognate Requirements:

In Chemistry:
111 General Chemistry 1
112 General Chemistry 2
221 Organic Chemistry 1

In Mathematics:
215 Introduction to Statistics and Probability


Secondary Licensure in Biology

Requirements:

In Biology:
111 Biology 1
112 Biology 2
216 Cell Biology
221 Human Anatomy and Physiology
230 Genetics and Evolution
336 Ecology
461 Seminar in Biology

In Chemistry:
111 General Chemistry 1

In Natural Sciences:
280 History of Science

In Psychology:
301 Human Sexuality

All requirements for Kansas teacher licensure as listed in the Education Catalog.


Minor in Biology

Minor requirements:

In Biology:
201 Essentials of Biology or 111 Biology 1
112 Biology 2

12 additional credits of coursework at the 200 level or higher


Minor in Sustainability and Environmental Studies

Minor requirements:

In Natural Science:
201 Environmental Issues

In Sustainability and Environmental Studies:
101 Introduction to Sustainability 1
102 Introduction to Sustainability 2
359 Practicum in Sustainability

Choose one course from the following:

In Natural Science:
180 Science, Society, and the Environment

In Biology:
112 Biology 2

Choose two courses from the following:

In Political Science:
233 Environmental Policy

In Economics:
334 Environmental Economics

In English:
203 Literature and the Environment

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