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

TSAP - Biology, BS

About the Program

The Biology major allows a student to pursue a general curriculum with the bachelor of science as a terminal degree or as preparation for graduate work or professional school. This major is designed to give a student maximum flexibility in designing a plan of study suited to individual needs and interests. This curriculum is excellent preparation for a number of careers in both academic and industrial research and professions in medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine.

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Degree Requirements

120 Credits Required

Program Requirements

Purdue University

Fall 3rd Year

13-14 Credits

Spring 3rd Year

15 Credits

Fall 4th Year

  • BIOL Group B Elective - Credit Hours: 2.00-4.00
  • BIOL Lab Elective(s) - Credit Hours: 2.00-4.00
  • Language III - Credit Hours 3.00
  • Multidisciplinary Elective - Credit Hours: 1.00-3.00
11-17 Credits

Spring 4th Year

  • BIOL Elective (50000>level) - Credit Hours: 3.00-4.00
  • CHM Chemistry Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00-4.00
  • CS Computing Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00-4.00
  • Great Issues in Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
12-15 Credits


  • We strongly recommend that students finish calculus with Calc II at Ivy Tech instead of taking General Education.
  • Students must have 12 total credist of biology electives.
  • Students must have 32 credits of 30000>level taken at Purdue to complete this degree.
  • This assums that CS is taken at PWL and meets Computing and Teaming.

TSAP Disclaimer

The TSAP program is based on a specific two-year TSAP plan. Purdue doesn’t guarantee completion of the bachelor’s degree in four semesters if one chooses to enter a major other than the specific TSAP program at Purdue., Please consult the major department for more information.


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