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2022 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, B.S.

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Course Requirements for Major

Program Requirements: 35-36 Credit Hours

Total for Major: 72-73 Credit Hours

Liberal Arts: 28 Credit Hours

General Electives: 19-20 Credit Hours

Total for Degree: 120 Credit Hours

Other Requirements

  1. Students majoring in Biology must maintain a 2.1 g.p.a. in all required courses (excluding cognate requirements) in the major.
  2. Biology majors must complete a 16-hour residency at Siena Heights, 12 credit hours of Siena Heights biology courses at the 300-level or higher, and the Junior and Senior Seminar series (BIO 395 /BIO 396 /BIO 495 /BIO 496 ).
  3. Students who are seeking teacher certification must take BIO 441  or BIO 443  as one of the four required Biology electives.
  4. Students seeking teacher certification must also complete the appropriate science methods course: NSC 373 Science Methods  from the Professional Education Sequence.
  5. Students seeking secondary certification in teaching must also take NSC 110 Earth Science .
  6. See Certification Pathway for all Education Certification requirements. 

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