BA/BS Major in Marine Biology

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Marine Biology

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition) 16
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Area III (Natural, Sciences and Mathematics) 11
Principles of Biology
and Principles of Biology
Select one from the following:
Pre-Calculus Algebra
Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry
Calculus I
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Science)12
Area V
Major Core Requirements
BI 111Principles of Biology 24
BI 112Principles of Biology 24
BI 200WBiological Literature1
BI 305Cell Biology4
BI 306Genetics4
BI 307Microbiology4
BI 312Evolution3
BI 403Marine Invertebrate Zoology4
BI 408Marine Vertebrate Zoology4
BI 429Marine Botany4
BI 498Senior Assessment Seminar1
Population Biology
Select one from the following:4
Coastal Wetlands Ecology
Marine Ecology
Marine Behavioral Ecology
Prescribed Supporting Courses
Select one from the following:3
Business Applications of Microcomputer Software
Higher level computer science and computer information systems course
Select one from the following:3-4
Pre-Calculus Algebra 2
Pre-Calculus Trigonometry 2
Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry 2
Calculus I 2
Select one from the following:4-6
Calculus for Business and Life Sciences I
and Calculus for Business and Life Sciences II
Calculus I
MA 345Applied Statistics I3
Select one from the following:8-10
General Physics I
and General Physics II 2
Technical Physics I
and Technical Physics II
Chemistry Minor20-23
General Electives
If required, to bring total to 120
Total Hours112-120