Jun 17, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - Biology; BA

Biology, BA

Program Code: 208A
CIP Code: 26.0101

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

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

Language Requirements (3 Hours)

Students are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a language other than English. Intermediate-level proficiency is demonstrated by successful completion of a 4th-semester language course in one of the following:

Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course and intermediate language course I are prerequisites for *intermediate level II course. Placement tests are designed for placement purposes only and a score on this test alone is not sufficient to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.


Major Requirements (46 Hours)

Not including 12 semester hours already counted in General Education Requirements, above

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

Additional Required Biology Courses

Choose 17 semester hours in courses numbered 2000 and above. (Pre: BIO 1801  & BIO 1801  for all BIO courses)

At least one course must be Junior Writing [WID] course. One course must be selected from each of the following areas:

(Any course used to meet a requirement above may not be used to meet a requirement here.)

Required Cognate Courses (23 Hours)

Minor Required (12-21 Hours)

Minimum of 9 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill minor requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

Electives (6-15 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree


Total Required (120 Hours)