Aug 23, 2019  
2012-2013 General Catalog 
    
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biological Sciences, B.S.


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Biological Sciences


Three hrs. chosen from 2000 level or above


  • English courses from the general education humanities list (3) or 
  • Honors courses from the general education humanities list (3)

Junior Year (30 Sem. Hrs.)


Senior Year (29 Sem. Hrs.)


  • Approved biological sciences electives (11)
  • General education social sciences (3)
  • Approved electives or area of concentration courses (12)

Three hrs. chosen from 2000 level or above


  • English course from the general Education humanities list (3) or
  • Honors course from the general Education humanities list (3)

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


The Secondary Education concentration requires additional courses for a total of 126 semester hours. Advisement in the sophomore year is required for course planning.

Approved biological sciences electives


Approved biological sciences electives (17 hrs. 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 (14-16 hrs.)


Students may obtain an area of concentration in Marine Biology by meeting the requirements of the biological sciences degree, incorporating the following courses into their program of study.

Secondary Education (27 hrs.)


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.

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