Biology, B.S.

Recommended for premedical, predental, and other health preprofessional students.

General Education Requirement
NUB 102NU Beginnings 11
Foundation Courses27
Distribution Courses33
Major Requirement
BIO 121
BIO 123L
General Biology I
and Gen Biology Lab I
4
BIO 122
BIO 124L
General Biology II
and Gen Biology Lab II
4
3 200-level Biology electives with lab12
BIO 334Cell Biology4
300/400-level BIO elective with lab4
300/400-level BIO elective with lab or BIO 4034
300/400-level BIO elective with lab or BIO 404
2 200/300/400-level BIO elective (lab optioinal)6
BIO 401
BIO 402
Biology Seminar
and Biology Seminar
4
CHE 111
CHE 113L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHE 112
CHE 114L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
4
PHY 121
PHY 123L
General Physics
and General Physics
4
MAT 111Calculus I (AS designation)4
CIS 232Microcomputer Applications for Business (AS designation)3
5 Advised electives15
Total Credits137
1

All Niagara University students entering as freshmen are required to take the one credit Niagara University Beginning seminar course (NUB 102 NU Beginnings) in addition to the 20 general education requirements.

Preprofessional students such as premedical1, predental and veterinary should take the following to meet the entrance requirements for most professional schools:

Entrance Requirements
MAT 111
MAT 112
Calculus I
and Calculus II 2
8
CHE 111
CHE 112
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry II
6
CHE 221
CHE 222
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry II 2
6
PHY 121
PHY 122
General Physics
and General Physics 2
6
1

Premedical students ordinarily major in biology, chemistry or biochemistry.

2

MAT 112 Calculus II, CHE 221 Organic Chemistry I-CHE 222 Organic Chemistry II, and PHY 122 General Physics should be taken as advised electives or as electives in the distribution courses.