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Majors and More

Majors and More

Biology

Bachelor of Science in Biology-Conservation Biology Track

 

General Education Courses

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Critical Skills    
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101, CRTW 201 Composition; Crit Reading, Thinking, Writing

6

Quantitative Skills Met in major

0

Logic/Language/Semiotics    
MATH Met in major

0

Foreign Language At the 102 level

3-4

Oral Communication Met in major with BIOL 480

0

Technology Met in major with BIOL 300 & 480

0

Skills for Common Experience and Thinking Across Disciplines  
HMXP 102 The Human Experience: Who Am I?

3

Global Perspectives See approved list

3

Historical Perspectives See approved list

3

Developing Critical Skills and Applying them to Disciplines  
Natural Science Met in major

0

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6-9*

Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators

6-9*

*Must take 15 hours from these two categories.  
Intensive Writing Met in major with BIOL 300

0

Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met by other req

3

Requirements in Major  

67-68

BIOL 202 Freshman Symposium in Biology

0

BIOL 203 Principles of Biology Laborato

1

BIOL 204 Principles of Biology

3

BIOL 205 General Botany

4

BIOL 206 General Zoology

4

BIOL 300 Scientific Process in Biology

4

BIOL 480 Integration of Biological Prin

3

BIOL 491 Departmental Seminar

0

BIOL 492 Departmental Seminar

0

Ecology:  Choose one from  
BIOL 403 Ecology

4

BIOL 515 Environmental Biology

4

Evolution  

 

BIOL 513 Organic Evolution

3

Conservation Biology  

 

BIOL 551 and BIOL 552A or BIOL 552B Conservation Biology; Conservation Biol Practicum

6

Cells/Molecular  

 

BIOL 317 Genetics

4

Choose one from:  

3-4

BIOL 310 Microbiology

4

BIOL 315 Cell Biology

4

BIOL 321 Microscopic Anatomy

4

BIOL 322 Developmental Biology

4

BIOL 519 Mechanisms of Disease

3

BIOL 522 Immunology

4

BIOL 530 Electron Microscopy

4

BIOL 555 Molecular Biology

3

BIOL 557 Genetic Engineering

4

Electives--choose from above list and the following  

3-4

BIOL 303 Field Botany

4

BIOL 304 Insect Field Studies

4

Human Anatomy

4

     
Human Physiology

4

     
BIOL 323 Tropical Water and Coastal Ecolo

4

BIOL 403 Ecology

4

BIOL 404 Animal-Plant Interactions

3

BIOL 505 Primate Biology

3

BIOL 507 Neuroanatomy

4

BIOL 508 Invertebrate Biology

4

BIOL 510 Vertebrate Natural History

4

BIOL 511 Ornithology

4

BIOL 515 Environmental Biology

4

BIOL 518 Animal Behavior

3

BIOL 521 Cytogenetics

4

BIOL 527 Population Biology

4

BIOL 560 Bioinformatics

3

BIOL 440 Readings in Biology

1

BIOL 450H Honors:Select Topics in Biolog

3

BIOL 461 Academic Internships in Biolog

1

BIOL 463 Academic Internships in Biolog

3

BIOL 471 Undergraduate Research Biology

3

BIOL 540 Special Topics in Biology (Human Ecology, Sustainable Agriculture, Evolution of Mammals)

3

BIOL 555 Molecular Biology

3

     
BIOL 560 Bioinformatics

3

(Students must select at least one 500-level BIOL course)  
CHEM 105 General Chemistry I

4

CHEM 106 General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 108 General Chemistry Laboratory

1

MATH 105, 150, 151 or 201 Appl Calc, Discrete Math, Appl Col Algebra, Calc I

3-4

     
Any MATH except 291 & 292  

3-4

Mathematics and Science Electives**

11**

Foreign Language Requirement  

0-4

General Electives  

15-23

Total  

124

†This requirement may be met by a satisfactory score on a recognized examination or by passing any foreign language course numbered 102 or any course with 102 as a prerequisite. A maximum of one course may be applied to the Logic/Language/Semiotics Area.

**11 hours mathematics and science electives must be chosen from: MATH (except 291 & 292 and any course used to satisfy the Quantitative Skills Area); CHEM (except 101, 340A, B, C, 461, 462, or 463); PHYS (except 101/102); GEOL; AND QMTH 205, 206 (if MATH 141 not selected).

The student must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of BIOL courses in residence at Winthrop University. No more than 3 semester hours of credit may be awarded toward a degree in Biology for a student completing any combination of BIOL 461 and 463.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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