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BA in Biology/Ecological Science Overview - 120 CR
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
120 credits are required.
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated.
If your cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 it is important to see an advisor
to make plans for raising your GPA.
Foreign Language Requirement
See Foreign Language Requirement section
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements
See General Education Course Req. Including Cognates
section
Major Requirements
See Major in Biology section
General Electives
See General Elective Requirements section
Foreign Language Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
Complete a foreign language at an elementary II level or above.
Students who have completed three years of language in high school
with at least a 'C' average have satisfied this requirement. Consult
your advisor.
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
WRT 101
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
General Education Course Req. Including Cognates
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
WRITING COURSE (3 S.H.)
WRT 101
BIOLOGY - ECOLOGICAL COGNATE
REQUIREMENTS (11 S.H.)
Elementary Statistics
MAT 120*
General Chemistry I
CHE 110
General Chemistry II
CHE 111*
26 CREDITS IN CLASSES OUTSIDE MAJOR
Major in Biology
58-60 credits are required.
Minimum 2.0 major GPA
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 29 credits must be taken at WCSU.
BIOLOGY MAJOR CORE
General Biology I
BIO 103*
General Biology II
BIO 104*
Ecology
BIO 200*
Animal Physiology
BIO 205*
Genetics
BIO 312*
Evolutionary Biology
BIO 325*
Group Senior Research
BIO 480* or 490*
ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE OPTION
General Microbiology
BIO 216*
Modes of Scientific Communication
BIO 260*
Climate Ecology, Conservation Biology, Climate
Population
BIO 375 or 422 or 450*
Biology Electives
BIO 200:499
MATH/SCIENCE SEQUENCE
MATH/SCIENCE SEQUENCE
12 credits from the following courses: CHE 205, 206 421, 422, 431, MAT 181, 182, PHY 110, 111,
120, 121, ES 110, 111 No classes from the major may be repeated. 12 credits are required.
General Elective Requirements
General Electives
General Electives 19 - 21 credits
Notes:
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