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2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology - Integrative Biology Concentration, BS

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Program Code: 142*/142E
CIP Code: 26.0101


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

General Education Requirements  

CHE 1101  - CHE 1110   and CHE 1102  - CHE 1120  fulfill the Science Inquiry. MAT 1110   fulfills the Quantitative Literacy requirement.

Biology Major Requirements (69 Hours)

Not including 12 hours counted in General Education

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

Biology Core Requirements (8 Hours)

Must be completed before taking any other biology courses

Integrative Biology Concentration (12 Hours)

Requires at least 12 semester hours, at least one course from each of the following elective categories, and at least two courses with a lab component. (Lab courses are indicated with *)

Courses may only meet one requirement. If a course is chosen in one area, it may not be used in another (e.g. If BIO 2410  was chosen for lab course in the Required Biology courses above, it cannot be applied in the Integrative Biology Concentration below).

Additional Integrative Biology Elective(s)

Choose remaining course(s) from any Integrative Biology category listed above that was not chosen to fulfill a prior section to bring your total Integrative Biology concentration to twelve semester hours.

Integrative Focus Area (12 Hours)

In consultation with your advisor, a focus area of study will be identified. The courses outlined within your focus area should integrate with your biology coursework into a degree program that aligns with your interests and career goals.

Required Cognate Courses (23 Hours)

Minor (optional)

Electives (7 Hours)

Taken to a minimum of 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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