The bachelor of science program in biology is planned to provide scientific training as part of a liberal education and to give the student a basic comprehension of the main areas of biology. The program is designed to prepare the student for graduate work, for admission to medical/dental/veterinary school, for a biologically oriented career, or for research in the biological sciences.
To complete the biology (B.S.) major, a minimum of 120 credits is required, the last 30 of which must be earned at La Roche College. The required course work consists of:
- 36 credits in biology (includes 8 credits of biology electives 200 level or above)
- 35 credits in other science and mathematics courses
- 34 credits to satisfy remaining Core Curriculum requirements not satisfied above.
- 15 credits of general electives selected with the approval of the academic advisor.
Note: Those students choosing this major as preparation for medical, dental or veterinary school are advised to take the courses listed below under that category as either biology or general electives.