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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Base Lab Requirements for all Biology majors

The following majors must select one course from each of the three learning objectives (1-Research, Planning, Literature Review, and Writing; 2-Observation, Experimentation; and 3-Analysis, Simulation, and Presentation)

  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry Honors
  • Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology
  • Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology
  • Genetics
  • Neurobiology and Physiology


The following majors must select BIOL 43900

  • Health and Disease
  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology Honors

Base Lab Requirement

Each student will satisfy each of the following three learning objectives.  Microbiology, Microbiology Honors, and Health & Disease majors must use BIOL 43900 to meet the three objectives.

Additonal Information

Students who successfully complete a Biology Honors Research Thesis have successfully met all three objectives.  Undergraduate Research may be used to meet these objectives.  Student must get Research Mentor approval for each objective after that objective is completed.  Student must also earn at least four credits of BIOL 49400 or 49900 research.  Consult with your academic advisor for the forms used to obtain Research Mentor approval for each objective.  A combination of courses and research may be used to meet this requirement.