West Texas A&M University

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Biology Program

Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree

May be either depending on option selected; see the “Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees” section of the catalog.

Major in Biology (Major Code: 102)

A student must complete a minimum of 120 semester credit hours to include at least 36 advanced hours.

  • BIOL 1406, 1407 or 1411, 1413 with corresponding laboratories.
  • Biology—six courses (2000, 3000 or 4000 level) of which five must include laboratories.
  • CHEM 1411 and 1412, including corresponding laboratories.
  • GEOL 1403 and 1404 pr PHYS 1401 and 1402 with corresponding laboratories.
  • MATH 1316 or 1348.
  • For information about the master of science (M.S.) degree in biology, refer to the “Graduate School” section of the catalog.