Dec 10, 2023  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology Major – B.A. Degree

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Biology Major (61-67 cr)

B. Capstone Requirement (3 cr)

C. Elective Requirements (21 cr)

  • Area Electives—At least one course from each Area 1 to 3 (9-12 cr)
  • Free Electives in department (9-12 cr) Note: Elective courses in Biological Sciences may include CHE 461 and 462; excluded courses are BIO 101, 203, 207 and 211.  BIO492 may be taken as a free elective for a maximum of 3 credits in the major.

D. Cognate Requirements (25-31 cr)

One of the following Physics options:

One from each of 2 Math groups:

Biological Sciences Area Electives



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.

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