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  Dec 16, 2017
 
Samford University Catalog 2017-2018 Academic Year

Biology Major (B.S.)


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Students majoring in biology are offered the flexibility to design their own program. Students may emphasize the science of the environment, plant and animal diversity, animal physiology, microbiology, or cell-molecular biology. This flexibility allows students to prepare for a variety of graduate and professional programs.

Required Courses


General Education - Univ Core Curriculum: 22 Credits


Click here  to view the General Education - University Core Curriculum requirements.

General Education - Distribution Areas: 28-29 Credits


See below for specific requirements for Natural and Computational Sciences.

Biology Major: 44 Credits


Biology Electives: 12 Credits**


Choose 12 credits from BIOL 100-499, but excluding any course already designated as a major requirement, as well as any externships (BIOL 361 ) and independent research (BIOL 438 BIOL 439 , BIOL 440 , BIOL 441 , and BIOL 448 ).

General Electives: 33-34 Credits


Total Required Credits: 128


* Biology Electives requirement excludes externships (BIOL 361 ) and independent research (BIOL 438 BIOL 439 , BIOL 440 , BIOL 441 , and BIOL 448 ).

** Chemistry selections should be made with the help of an academic advisor.

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