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Degrees and Majors

A student may declare a major in biology or marine biology after completing BIO 201 and 202, or equivalent courses, with a grade of “C” (2.00) or better in both courses, and the completion of a minimum of 24 semester hours of credit.

Transfer students wishing to declare a major in biology or marine biology must meet admission requirements, which are:

a. completion of 24 semester credit hours from an accredited four-year college or university and a 2.00 grade point average in two biology courses with labs, preferably BIO 201 and 202, or equivalents; or,

b. completion of an associate degree from an accredited two-year college and a 2.00 grade point average in two biology courses with labs.

Students who intend to major in Biology or Marine Biology and do not meet the admission requirements will be considered pre-majors. All students who desire a degree in biology or marine biology must meet the admissions requirements and declare a major to be eligible to graduate.

BA Biology
BS  Biology - Terrestrial and Freshwater Option
BS Biology
BS Marine Biology
BS Marine Biology - Marine Conservation Option


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