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2016-2017 General Catalog
Louisiana State University
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biological Sciences, B.S.


 

Biological Sciences


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in BIOL 1201  and MATH 1550 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in BIOL 1202  and CHEM 1202 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in BIOL 2051  or BIOL 2153 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 15


Total Semester Hours: 16


Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 14


Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16


Total Semester Hours: 14


Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 16


Semester 7


  • General Education course - Social Sciences (2000-level) (3)
  • Approved Biological Sciences Electives (6)2
  • Approved Electives (5)

Total Semester Hours: 14


Semester 8


  • General Education course - Humanities (English/Honors 2000-level) (3)
  • Approved Biological Sciences Electives (5)2
  • Approved Electives (7)

Total Semester Hours: 15


120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - OPTION: Begin foreign language requirement (shown in semesters 3 and 4) in Semester 2 if continuing in the language studied in high school.

2 - Approved biological sciences electives (17 hours required) are BIOL courses numbered 3000 and higher and must include two courses with laboratories (excluding independent research BIOL 3999 ). Further, biological sciences electives must include at least one course from three of the following areas:

Areas of Concentration


Marine Biology


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in BIOL 1201  and MATH 1550 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in BIOL 1202  and CHEM 1202 ; Admission to the College; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in BIOL 2051  or BIOL 2153 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3

Total Semester Hours: 14

Semester 4

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 7

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 8

  • General Education course - Humanities (English/Honors 2000-level) (3)
  • Approved Area of Concentration Electives (3-2)2
  • Approved Electives (5-6)
Total Semester Hours: 11

120 Total Sem. Hrs.

1 - Option: Complete foreign language requirement (shown in Semester 3 and 4) in Semesters 1 and 2 if continuing in the language studied in high school.

2 - Choose five to six hours from the following: BIOL 3999 , BIOL 4020 , BIOL 4090 , BIOL 4145 , BIOL 4154 , BIOL 4155 , BIOL 4253 , BIOL 4254 , BIOL 4263 , BIOL 4308 .

3 - See list and requirements for biological sciences electives here.

Secondary Education - Biological Sciences


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and CHEM 1201 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in BIOL 1201  and MATH 1550 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA; 2.0 Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in BIOL 1202  and CHEM 1202 ; Admission to the College; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA; 2.0 Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CHEM 2261 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA; 2.0 Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in BIOL 2051  or BIOL 2153 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA; 2.0 Semester GPA.

This concentration is part of the Geaux Teach–Math and Sciences Program. Students will obtain a degree in biological sciences and, upon completing this concentration, and meeting any additional requirements of the Louisiana Department of Education, will be eligible for certification in the state of Louisiana as teachers in grades 6-12.

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 3

Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 4

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 5

Total Semester Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 12

126 Total Sem. Hrs.

1 - Option: Begin foreign language requirement (shown in Semesters 3 and 4) in Semester 1 and 2 if continuing in the language studied in high school.

2 - See list and requirements for Biological Science electives here.

3 - Students who have taken both BIOL 4093  and BIOL 4094  may substitute these courses for BIOL 4087 .

NOTE: 


Students must see an advisor in their sophomore year.

EDCI 2500  will count as one of the general education social science courses. Students should plan their course work so that last semester of the senior year can accommodate the 12 hours that are required to be taken concurrently (EDCI 4006  and EDCI 3136 ).

This concentration requires a total of 126 hours for the degree.