Oct 28, 2020  
2015-2016 Augusta University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Augusta University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology


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Double or triple majors, or major-minor combinations, that combine Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, and/or Ecology are not permitted.

Core Curriculum Areas A‑E (with Overlay Areas I, II, and III): 42 Hours


For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Required Lower Division Courses (may be used in the Core Curriculum) and spill over hours from Area F: 2‑16 Hours


(Grade of C or better is required in all these courses.) 

Major Concentration: 28 Hours Minimum


(Grade of C or better is required in all these courses.

Upper Division Electives: 10 Hours Minimum


(Grade of C or better is required in all these courses.)

To be chosen with the assistance of the student’s faculty advisor.

Major Concentration hours + Upper Elective hours must total at least 39 hours.

Free Electives: 5‑16 Hours


Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours


Total Hours for the Degree: 124


Satisfactory Completion of the ETS Major Field Test

If a student does not successfully complete a biology course after two attempts (i.e., he/she receives a D, F, W, or WF), the student will be limited to specific registration times for any subsequent attempts. Any student meeting these criteria will not be allowed to register for the course until the last day of late registration. Appeals may be made to the Chair of the Department of Biology in hardship cases.

Students who declare a major in Biology will be classified as Pre-Biology majors until they complete Math 1113 and BIOL 1108 with grades of C or better. Upon successful completion of these requirements, a student will be classified as a Biology major.

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