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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology Major – B.S. Degree

Biology Major (75-77 cr)

B. Elective Requirements (27 cr*)

  • Area Electives—At least one course from each Area 1 to 3 (9-11 cr)
  • Free Electives in department (16-18 cr) 16-18 hours of courses in Biological Sciences, excluded courses are BIO 101, 203, 207 and 211.


C. Cognate Requirements (33-35 cr)

Select one sequence from the following:

Select one course from the following:

Select one additional course from the following:


A single Bio 492 course cannot be used to fill multiple requirements. A Bio 492 used for an area elective is in addition to the Bio 492 used as a core requirement. A Bio 492 that is used for one area elective cannot also be used for another area elective.

Candidates who seek to transfer within the college to a Biology major must meet with the advisement coordinator. Such a candidate must have completed CHE 111, MAT 120 or 210, and ENG 102, each with a C- or better, and have an overall Oswego GPA of 2. 5 or better.

Biological Sciences Area Electives



BIO 492 courses must be approved for the Area of Study topic.