Aug 11, 2020  
Course Catalog 2019-2020 
Course Catalog 2019-2020

Biology Major

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Major requirements

The major in Biology consists of a minimum of 15 credits

Core Courses - Biology

Note:  BIO 111 and BIO 112 can be taken in any order

  • Four 200-level courses, at least three of which must have a laboratory
  • Three 300-level courses, at least two of which must have a laboratory      

    Biology courses above the 100-level must include a minimum of one course from:  Cells and Molecules, Organisms and Systems

Core Courses - Other


With departmental approval, one of the following can count as the Senior Capstone


Biology departmental honors will be awarded on the basis of a B+ or better average in the major, an overall average of B or better, and a grade of B+ or better on the individual research project.


(L) Course with Lab

*Offered through the Boston Marine Studies Consortium (usually off campus)

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