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Biology

Concentrations

General requirements for the B.S. in Biology, all tracks (57-58 credits)

BIO 1500/1501. Principles of Cell Biology (4)
BIO 2001. Principles of Genetics (3)
BIO 2002. Principles of Genetics Lab (1)
BIO 2500. Principles of Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity (3)
BIO 2501. Principles of Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity Lab (1)
MTH 1410. Calculus I (4)
STS 2020. Introduction to Statistics (4) or
STS 2910 Introduction to Statistical Analysis with SAS Applications (4)
CHM 1010/1011. General Chemistry I/Lab (4)
CHM 1020/1021. General Chemistry II/Lab (4)
CHM 2510/2511. Organic Chemistry I/Lab (4)
CHM 2520-2521. Organic Chemistry II/Lab (4)
BIO 4990. Senior Seminar (2)

Health Science track:

Select One Course From the Following List*
BIO 3110/3110L. General Botany (4)
BIO 3120/3120L. Zoology (4)
BIO 3061/3061L. Integrated Human Physiology (4)
BIO 3071/3071L. Human Anatomy and Embryology (4)
BIO 4010/4010L. Animal Physiology (4)
BIO 4050/4050L. Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (4)

Select Four Upper-Level Elective Courses from the
Following List**
BIO 3000. Cell Biology (4)
BIO 3030. Vertebrate Histology (4)
BIO 3040. Microbiology (4)
BIO 3050. Advanced Genetics (4)
BIO 3061/3061 L. Integrated Human Physiology (4)
BIO 3071/3071 L. Human Anatomy and Embryology (4)
BIO 3120/3120 L. Zoology (4)
BIO 3220. Parasitology (4)
BIO/GBS 3350. Emerging Infectious Diseases: A World
Perspective (4)
BIO 4010. Animal Physiology (4)
BIO 4030. Developmental Biology (4)
BIO 4050. Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (4)
BIO 4060. Immunology (4)
BIO 4065. Virology (4)
BIO 4070. Endocrinology (4)
BIO 4090. Molecular Biology (4)
BCH 3220. Biochemistry I (3)

* The course selected from this list cannot be double-counted as an
upper-level elective course.
** At least two of the courses selected from this list must have a
laboratory component, and no more than one cross-listed BIO/GBS
course may count toward the major.


Molecular/Cell and Biotechnology track:

Select One Course From the Following List*
BIO 3110/3110L. General Botany (4)
BIO 3120/3120L. Zoology 4)
BIO 3061/3061L. Integrated Human Physiology (4)
BIO 3071/3071L. Human Anatomy and Embryology (4)
BIO 4010/4010L. Animal Physiology (4)
BIO 4050/4050L. Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (4)
Select Four Upper-Level Elective Courses from the
Following List**
BIO 3000. Cell Biology (4)
BIO 3040. Microbiology (4)
BIO 3050. Advanced Genetics (4)
BIO 3110/3110 L. General Botany (4)
BIO 3210. Tools for Biotechnology (4)
BIO 4030. Developmental Biology (4)
BIO 4060. Immunology (4)
BIO 4065. Virology (4)
BIO 4090. Molecular Biology (4)
BCH 3220. Biochemistry I (3)

* The course selected from this list cannot be double-counted as an
upper-level elective course.
** At least two of the courses selected from this list must have a
laboratory component, and no more than one cross-listed BIO/GBS
course may count toward the major.)


Organismal and Evolutionary Biology track:

Select One Course From the Following List*
BIO 3110/3110L. General Botany (4)
BIO 3120/3120L. Zoology (4)
BIO 3061/3061L. Integrated Human Physiology (4)
BIO 3071/3071L. Human Anatomy and Embryology (4)
BIO 4010/4010L. Animal Physiology (4)
BIO 4050/4050L. Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (4)

Select Four Upper-Level Elective Courses from the
Following List**
BIO 3040. Microbiology (4)
BIO 3050. Advanced Genetics (4)
BIO 3061/3061 L. Integrated Human Physiology (4)
BIO 3071/3071 L. Human Anatomy and Embryology (4)
BIO 3080. Vertebrate natural History (4)
BIO 3110/3110 L. General Botany (4)
BIO 3120/3120 L. Zoology
BIO 3220. Parasitology (4)
BIO/GBS/ENV 3300. Global Change Ecology (4)
BIO/GBS/ENV 3450. The Hidden Face of Ecuador (4)
BIO 3600. Aquatic Biology (4)
BIO 4010. Animal Physiology (4)
BIO 4020. Ecological Plant Physiology (4)
BIO 4030. Developmental Biology (4)
BIO 4040. Ecology (4)
BIO 4050. Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (4)
BIO 4090. Molecular Biology (4)

* The course selected from this list cannot be double-counted as an
upper-level elective course.
** At least two of the courses selected from this list must have a
laboratory component, and no more than one cross-listed BIO/GBS
course may count toward the major.

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The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

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(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)
admiss@highpoint.edu

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