The Biology program is designed for students with broad interests in the biological sciences to prepare them for further studies in the health professions or in graduate research.
BIOLOGY CORE CURRICULUM
At Tusculum, the Biology Core Curriculum is required for all students in the Bachelor of Science in Biology major program or in one of the concentrations.
|Biology Core Curriculum||Hours|
|* BIOL 110/110L||General Biology I (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 120/120L||General Biology II (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 201/201L||Genetics (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 202/202L||Microbiology (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 315/315L||Cellular and Molecular Biology (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL/CHEM/EVSC 354||Service-Learning in the Natural Sciences||3|
|BIOL/CHEM/EVSC 480||Global Environmental and Health Issues||3|
|BIOL 495||Senior Seminar in Biology||3|
|CHEM 101/101L||Gneral Chemistry I (with Lab)||4|
|CHEM 102/102L||General Chemistry II (with Lab)||4|
|* From the Natural Sciences core of the General Education curriculum.|
The Biology major has an additional 20 hours of coursework. Along with a rigorous background in biology, physics and chemistry are also stressed.
|Biology Major Curriculum||Hours|
|* BIOL 205/205L EVSC 205/205L||Plant Biology (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 211/211L EVSC 211/211L||Organismic Biology (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 220/220L||Zoology (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 301/301L EVSC 301/301L||Ecology (with Lab)||4|
|BIOL 320/320L EVSC 320/320L||Biogeography (with Lab)||4|
|* NOTE: MATH 140 Elementary Statistics from the General Education Core is required for the major.|