2016-2017 Samford University Catalog 
    Oct 03, 2023  
2016-2017 Samford University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education Requirements: 37-45 Credits

Biology Major: 36 Credits

General Electives: 25-33 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128

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

** CHEM 315 & 316 are being phased out, but sections may still be available. See the 2015-16 catalog for course descriptions.

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

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