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Offices & Services > Office of the Registrar > Knox College Catalog, 2014-2015 > Departments and Courses of Study > Biology

Biology - Requirements for the Major and Minor

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Requirements for the major

10 credits as follows:

    • Introductory courses BIOL 110, BIOL 120, BIOL 130 and BIOL 210
    • Ecology, Evolution and Behavior: at least one from BIOL 311A, BIOL 312, BIOL 314, BIOL 315, BIOL 316, BIOL 317, BIOL 318, BIOL 319
    • Organismal Biology: at least one from BIOL 320, BIOL 321, BIOL 322, BIOL 324, BIOL 325, BIOL 328, BIOL 329
    • Cell and Molecular Biology: at least one from BIOL 332, BIOL 333, BIOL 335, BIOL 336, BIOL 338, BCHM 265, BCHM 334, BCHM 335, BCHM 340, BCHM 345
    • One additional 300-level biology course
    • Research: BIOL 380 (1/2) and at least a half credit from BIOL 380-BIOL 384 or BIOL 400 (Honors)
    • General Chemistry: CHEM 102 or 102A.

Requirements for the minor

6 credits as follows: 

  • Two introductory courses from: BIOL 110, BIOL 120, BIOL 130
  • BIOL 210 or other methods/statistics course (STAT 200, PHYS 241, ANSO 301, PS 230)
  • Two additional 300-level biology courses, one of which may be independent research
  • CHEM 101

Note: Students double majoring in Biochemistry and Biology may count no more than 3 courses to both majors. For major-minor combinations of Biochemistry and Biology, no more than 2 courses may apply simultaneously to both programs.

Biology Course Descriptions

Biology Catalog Page

Knox College

http://www.knox.edu/offices/registrar/catalog/depts-and-courses-of-study/biology/biologymajor

Printed on Wednesday, November 26, 2014