Biology - B.A. Program Requirements
Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive
|I.||DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (1 credit)|
|US||10097||Destination Kent State: First Year Experience||1|
|II.||MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (46 credits)* Courses count in major GPA|
|30156||Elements of Genetics||3|
|WIC||40600||Writing in the Biological Sciences***||1|
|KBS||CHEM||10060||General Chemistry I||4|
|KAD||10061||General Chemistry II||4|
|KBS||10062||General Chemistry I Laboratory||1|
|10063||General Chemistry II Laboratory||1|
|KMC||MATH||11010||Algebra for Calculus||3|
|III.||ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (74 credits)|
|Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories)||2|
|Kent Core Composition||6-8|
|Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
|Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines)
|College General Requirement (must be from Kent Core Social Sciences)*****
|General Electives (minimum of 24 upper-division credit hours)
Credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 42 upper-division credit hours
* All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.
**Fulfills College General Requirements.
*** A minimum C (2.0) grade must be earned to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.
****Any combination of BSCI courses. Students should consult with a biology advisor to determine the most appropriate courses given their disciplinary interests and career aspirations.
*****One additional course taken from the Kent Core Social Sciences courses in the following Arts and Sciences disciplines: Anthropology (ANTH), Applied Conflict Management (CACM), Geography (GEOG), Criminology and Justice Studies (JUS), Political Science (POL), Psychology (PSYC) or Sociology (SOC). The course may not be from the student's major.
|10002||Life on Planet Earth
|10003||Laboratory Experience in Biology
|10010||Lake Erie Environmental Science
|10100||Anatomy for Veterinary Technicians
|11001||Anatomy for Physical and Occupational Therapy
|11010||Anatomy and Physiology I for Allied Health
|11020||Anatomy and Physiology II for Allied Health
|20001||Zoological Foundations of Medicine
|20020||Biological Structure and Function
|20022||Basic Microbiology Laboratory
|26002||Ecological Principles of Pest Management
|26003||Plant Identification and Selection I
|26004||Plant Identification and Selection II
|40020||Biology of Aging