University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Connecting Learning to Life
2006-2007

 






Biology - Requirements for the Major

Supporting Courses, 28-29 credits

  • BIOLOGY 202 Principles of Biology I, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 203 Principles of Biology II, 4 credits
  • CHEM 211 Principles of Chemistry I, 5 credits
  • CHEM 212 Principles of Chemistry II, 5 credits
  • MATH 260 Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

Mathematics, choose one of these:

  • COMP SCI 256 Software Design I, 4 credits
  • MATH 104 Elementary Functions: Algebra and Trigonometry, 4 credits
  • MATH 201 Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences, 3 credits
  • MATH 202 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, 4 credits

Writing, choose one of these:

  • COMM 390 Scientific and Technical Communication, 3 credits
  • ENG COMP 105 Expository Writing, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 27 credits

Core Courses, 17-18 credits

  • BIOLOGY 303 Genetics, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 309 Evolutionary Biology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 302 Principles of Ecology, 4 credits

One of these:

  • BIOLOGY 302 Principles of Microbiology, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 307 Cell Biology, 4 credits

One of these:

  • BIOLOGY 311 Plant Physiology, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 346 Comparative Physiology, 3 credits

 

Areas of Emphasis, 9-10 credits

Biology majors must complete 9 or 10 credits in one of the following areas of emphasis to bring their total credits in upper-level biology courses to a minimum of 27.

Plant Biology

Choose 9-10 credits from:

  • BIOLOGY 304 Genetics Laboratory, 1 credit
  • BIOLOGY 310 Plant Taxonomy, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 311 Plant Physiology, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 312 Mycology, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 317 Structure of Seed Plants, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 320 Field Botany, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 363 Plants and Forest Pathology, 3 credits

Animal Biology

Choose 9-10 credits from:

  • BIOLOGY 304 Genetics Laboratory, 1 credit
  • BIOLOGY 340 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 342 Ornithology, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 343 Mammalogy, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 345 Animal Behavior, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 346 Comparative Physiology, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 353 Invertebrate Biology, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 355 Entomology, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 410 Developmental Biology, 4 credits
  • HUM BIOL 306 Microscopic Anatomy Laboratory, 2 credits
  • HUM BIOL 318 Mammalian Reproduction, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 402 Human Physiology, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 403 Human Physiology Laboratory, 2 credits
  • HUM BIOL 413 Neurobiology, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 444 Endocrinology, 3 credits

Field Biology and Ecology

Choose 9-10 credits from:

  • BIOLOGY 310 Plant Taxonomy, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 320 Field Botany, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 342 Ornithology, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 343 Mammalogy, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 353 Invertebrate Biology, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 355 Entomology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 363 Plants and Forest Pathology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 405 Aquatic Ecology, 3 credits
  • ENV SCI 467 Ecological Methods and Analysis, 4 credits
  • ENV SCI 469 Conservation Biology, 4 credits

Cell/Molecular Biology

Choose 9-10 credits from:

  • BIOLOGY 302 Principles of Microbiology, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 304 Genetics Laboratory, 1 credit
  • BIOLOGY 307 Cell Biology, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 312 Mycology, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 402 Advanced Microbiology, 4 credits
  • BIOLOGY 407 Molecular Biology, 3 credits
  • BIOLOGY 408 Molecular Biology Laboratory, 1 credit
  • CHEM 330 Biochemistry, 3 credits
  • CHEM 331 Biochemistry Laboratory, 1 credit
  • HUM BIOL 306 Microscopic Anatomy Laboratory, 2 credits
  • HUM BIOL 422 Immunology, 3 credits
  • HUM BIOL 423 Immunology Laboratory, 1 credit
  • HUM BIOL 444 Endocrinology, 3 credits

For teacher preparation in the biology major, the minimum number of upper-level credits in biology is 26. In consultation with an adviser, students may complete the 26 credits from more than one emphasis area.

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