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Four of the six courses must be BIO lab courses. Lab courses are denoted with the * symbol. Of the six courses selected, two BIO courses must be at the 3000-level (denoted with the # symbol).
Choose two courses
BIO 2T02 - Avian Biology
BIO 3T01 - Symbiosis * #
Choose two courses from among Group A, Group B, or the alternative course list. Only one course may be chosen from the alternative course list.
ENV 2T05 - Wetland Ecology (ENV 3114 beginning Spring 2023)
BIO 1172 and BIO 2211 may be included as part of the four required lab count BUT students must still complete six courses from Group A, Group B, or alternative lists.
The Department of Biology extends writing throughout the major. Students who major in Biology are required to take two writing-intensive courses, plus one Senior Capstone. Writing-intensive courses are noted with the # symbol.
English based upon placement:
First Year Seminar (Fall only)
Other courses as appropriate for the individual (such as second language or another McDaniel Plan requirement)