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    Dec 06, 2022  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biological Sciences Major, BS – Plant Biology Concentration

The biological sciences major offers concentrations in biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology; ecology and evolutionary biology; microbiology; and plant biology. To declare biology as a major, CHEM 120 -CHEM 130  and BIOL 111 -BIOL 112  or BIOL 130  must be completed with a minimum grade of C.

College Requirements

Arts and Sciences

Plant Biology Concentration

The plant biology concentration consists of 29-34 hours.

Honors Option

Requirements for an honors option are:

  • a GPA of 3.5 in all 300-level and above concentration courses
  • an overall GPA of 3.2
  • a minimum of 4 hours of EEB 400  (undergraduate research) during the junior and senior year
  • a senior thesis that is acceptable to the student’s committee.

Students interested in pursuing an honors option should contact the Division of Biology office for details.