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B.S. in Biology

B.S. in Biology

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 72 credit hours with grades of C or better Course Requirements DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS (40 CREDIT HOURS) BIO-110 General Biology I FA5 (4) BIO-210 General Biology II FA5 (4) BIO-320 Cell Biology with Laboratory (4) BIO-356 Genetics with Laboratory (5) BIO-364 Evolution (3) BIO-499 Senior Seminar in Biology (3) 17 credit hours in biology or other non-biology courses approved by the department chair above the 320-level. Of these 17 credit hours, students may count no more than 3 credit hours from the following; BIO-390 Independent Reading Course in Biology, BIO-490 Independent Study Project in Biology, BIO-491 Internship, CHEM-465 Biochemistry I, CHEM-470 Principles of Biochemistry, or PSYC-613 Neuropharmacology: The Biochemistry of Behavior. RELATED REQUIREMENTS (32 CREDIT HOURS) CHEM-110 General Chemistry I FA5 (4) CHEM-210 General Chemistry II FA5 (4) CHEM-310 Organic Chemistry I (3) CHEM-312 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1) CHEM-320 Organic Chemistry II (3) CHEM-322 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (1) MATH-221 Calculus I (4) MATH-222 Calculus II (4) or STAT-202 Basic Statistics (4) or STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus (4) PHYS-105 General Physics I FA5 (4) or PHYS-110 Principles of Physics I FA5 (4) PHYS-205 General Physics II FA5 (4) or PHYS-210 Principles of Physics II FA5 (4)