B.S. Biology/Chemistry

This interdisciplinary program is shared with the Chemistry Department.  Students take biology and chemistry courses that lead to a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Chemistry.  Students may opt to continue their senior year in an accredited medical technology program.  Successful completion of the coursework earns a B.S. degree in Biology/Chemistry and qualifies students to take the medical technology certification exam.  More detail of the  Medical Technology program is available on this web site.  It is important to note that this program does not lead to a degree Biochemistry.


Area Requirements

PHYS130 Physics I 4 s.h.
PHYS131 Physics II 4 s.h.
MATH141 (counted as Gen.Ed) 3 s.h.

Required Chemistry Courses

CHEM120 Principles of Chemistry I 4 s.h.
CHEM121 Principles of Chemistry II 4 s.h.
CHEM220 Organic Chemistry I 4 s.h.
CHEM221 Organic Chemistry II 4 s.h.
CHEM316 Quantitative Analysis 4 s.h.
CHEM410 Biochemistry 4 s.h.

Required Biology Courses

BIOL106 Principles of Biology I (counted as Gen Ed) 3 s.h.
BIOL107 Principles of Biology II (counted as Gen Ed) 3 s.h.
BIOL202 Genetics 3 s.h.
BIOL206 Botany 3 s.h.
BIOL310 Immunology 2 s.h.
BIOL330 Cell and Molecular Biology 4 s.h.
BIOL340 Microbiology 4 s.h.
BIOL410 Organismal Physiology 3 s.h.


Biology/Chemistry Elective Options 17 s.h.

The student will then take the following:

  1. About 8/9 s.h. of upper-level Biology courses.
  2. About 8/9 s.h. of upper-level Chemistry courses.


General Education 52 s.h.
Area Courses 8 s.h.
Core Courses 43 s.h.
Elective Options 17 s.h.
Total 120 s.h.