Biology Requirements

Summary of Requirements for a Major in Biology
Leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree
BIO 110 & 112 Principles of Biology I* & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
BIO 250 Cell Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
BIO 252 Genetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
BIO 340 Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
Biology Electives: Choose 3 upper division (300-400 level) courses under advisement.
At least two of the chosen electives must be 4-credit courses; one may be a 3-
credit course. BIO 480 (Directed Research) may not be used . . . . . . .11-12 credits
CHM 105 Introduction to Chemistry*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 credits+
CHM 110 & 120 General Chemistry I* & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
CHM 210 & 220 Organic Chemistry I & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
MTH 110 Elementary Functions* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
PHY 210, 211 & 220, 221 General Physics I* & II
OR PHY 240, 241 & 250, 251 Fundamentals of Physics I* & II . . . . . . .8 credits
Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59-64 credits
* This course may also be used to satisfy Core requirements.
+ This course is not required for students who enter Lyon College with a score of 25 or better on the ACT mathematics section (or equivalent SAT score) and a grade of ’C’ or better in high school chemistry.
Summary of Requirements for a Major in Biology
Leading to a Bachelor of Arts Degree
BIO 110 & 112 Principles of Biology I* & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
BIO 250 Cell Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
BIO 252 Genetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
BIO 340 Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
Biology Electives: Choose 3 upper division (300-400 level) courses under advisement.
At least two of the chosen electives must be 4-credit courses; one may be a 3-credit course. BIO 480 (Directed Research) may not be used . . . . . . . .11-12 credits
CHM 105 Introduction to Chemistry*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 credits+
CHM 110 & 120 General Chemistry I* & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 credits
MTH 110 Elementary Functions* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 credits
PHY 210, 211 & 220, 221 General Physics I* & II
OR PHY 240, 241 & 250, 251 Fundamentals of Physics I* & II . . . . . . .8 credits
Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51-56 credits
* This course may also be used to satisfy Core requirements.
+ This course is not required for students who enter Lyon College with a score of 25 or better on the ACT mathematics section (or equivalent SAT score) and a grade of ’C’ or better in high school chemistry.