Degree Requirements

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Biology Major Requirements – 55 credit hours

 The student must complete all of the following:

 BIOL 110 General Biology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 201 Biology Seminar – 4 credit hours (or one credit hour per year of residence at KWU)

 BIOL 221 Human Anatomy and Physiology I – 3 credit hours

 BIOL 222 Human Anatomy and Physiology II – 3 credit hours

 BIOL 226 General Microbiology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 310 Botany – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 325 Invertebrate Zoology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 330 Vertebrate Zoology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 350 Ecology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 415 Genetics – 4 credit hours

 CHEM 123 General Chemistry I – 4 credit hours

 CHEM 124 General Chemistry II – 4 credit hours

 CHEM 300 Organic Chemistry I – 4 credit hours

 CHEM 310 Organic Lab Techniques – 2 credit hours

 MATH 120 College Algebra – 3 credit hours

Biology Education Major (Gr. 6-12) Requirements – 56-57 credit hours

Students must complete the Liberal Studies requirements for Teacher Education students, the Secondary Education minor requirements, and the following additional courses:

 BIOL 110 General Biology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 201 Biology Seminar – 2 credit hours

 BIOL 221 Human Anatomy and Physiology I – 3 credit hours

 BIOL 222 Human Anatomy and Physiology II – 3 credit hours

 BIOL 226 General Microbiology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 310 Botany – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 325 Invertebrate Zoology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 330 Vertebrate Zoology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 350 Ecology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 415 Genetics – 4 credit hours

 CHEM 123 General Chemistry I – 4 credit hours

 CHEM 124 General Chemistry II – 4 credit hours

 PHYS 119 Earth-Space Science – 4 credit hours or

 MATH 120 College Algebra – 3 credit hours

 ED 406 Methods of Teaching Natural Sciences – 3 credit hours (ACCK)

 COMP 150 Computer Applications – 2 credit hours

    or

 COMP 131 Foundations of Computer Systems – 3 credit hours

Biomedical Chemistry Major Requirements – 67-69 credit hours

 The student must complete all of the following:

 BIOL 110 General Biology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 201 Biology Seminar – 4 credit hours (or one credit hour per year of residence at KWU)

 BIOL 221 Human Anatomy and Physiology I – 3 credit hours

 BIOL 222 Human Anatomy and Physiology II – 3 credit hours

 BIOL 226 General Microbiology – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 400 Immunology - 3 credit hours

 BIOL 415 Genetics – 4 credit hours

 BIOL 425 Cellular/Molecular Biology - 3 credit hours

 CHEM 123 General Chemistry I – 4 credit hours

 CHEM 124 General Chemistry II – 4 credit hours

 CHEM 300 Organic Chemistry I – 4 credit hours

 CHEM 310 Organic Lab Techniques – 2 credit hours

 CHEM 320 Organic Chemistry II - 4 credit hours

 CHEM 330 Organic Synthesis and Spectroscopy - 2 credit hours

 CHEM 410 Biochemistry I - 3 credit hours

 CHEM 420 Biochemistry II - 3 credit hours

 MATH 145 Calculus I – 4 credit hours

 PHYS 221 University Physics I - 4 credit hours

 PHYS 221L University Physics I Lab - 1 credit hour

 PHYS 222 University Physics II - 4 credit hours

 PHYS 222L University Physics II Lab - 1 credit hour

 The student must also complete one of the following:

 CHEM 221 Quantitative Analysis - 5 credit hours

 CHEM 323 Inorganic Chemistry - 3 credit hours

 CHEM 427 Physical Chemistry I - 4 credit hours

 Biology Minor Requirements – 16 credit hours

 The student must complete a minimum of 16 credit hours of biology electives.

Science & Technology Minor Requirements – 18-19 credit hours

 Students will take at least one course from each of the three subject areas in science:

 Life Sciences:

 BIOL 110 General Biology – 4 credit hours

 or  BIOL 102 Environmental Awareness – 3 credit hours

 Physical Sciences:

 CHEM 120 Introductory Chemistry – 4 credit hours

 or CHEM 123 General Chemistry I – 4 credit hours

 or PHYS 118 Introduction to Physical Science – 4 credit hours

 or PHYS 221 University Physics I and Lab – 5 credit hours

 Earth and Space Science:

 PHYS 145 General Geology – 4 credit hours

 or PHYS 119 Earth-Space Science – 4 credit hours

 or PHYS 133 Astronomy – 4 credit hours

Students will also choose (6) six hours from Statistics, the Computer Studies Department, or from a related technology-rich application. Only four hours of application courses will count towards the minor. The requirements may be met from any of the following:

    - A Statistics course

    - Any courses from the Computer Studies Department

    - Technology-related courses (with approval from the Computer Studies Department)