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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 2001/2001L. Principles of Genetics (4)
BIO 2500/2501. Principles of Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity (4)
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:

Two courses selected from the following:
  • BIO/PHS 2060. Human Physiology (4)
  • BIO/ANA 2070. Human Anatomy (4)
  • BIO 2120. Organismal Biology II: Zoology (4)
Four elective courses selected from the following (at least two must be lab courses and no more than one cross-listed BIO/GBS may count toward the major):
  • BIO 3000. Cell Biology (4)
  • BIO 3030. Vertebrate Histology (4)
  • BIO 3040. Microbiology (4)
  • BIO 3050. Genetics (4)
  • BIO 3220. Parasitology (4)
  • BIO/GBS 3350. Emerging Infectious Diseases: A World Perspective (4)
  • BIO/WGS 3500. Biology of Women (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 (4)

Molecular/Cell and Biotechnology track:

Two courses selected from the following:
  • BIO 2110. Organismal Biology I: Prokaryotes, Protists, Fungi & Plants (4)
  • BIO 2120. Organismal Biology II: Zoology (4)
  • BIO/PHS 2060. Human Physiology (4)
Four elective courses selected from the following (at least two must be lab courses and no more than one cross-listed BIO/GBS may count toward the major):
  • BIO 3000. Cell Biology (4)
  • BIO 3040. Microbiology (4)
  • BIO 3050. Genetics (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 (4)

Organismal and Evolutionary Biology track:

Additional courses:
  • BIO 2110. Organismal Biology I: Prokaryotes, Protists, Fungi & Plants (4)
  • BIO 2120. Organismal Biology II: Zoology (4)
Four elective courses selected from the following (at least two must be lab courses and no more than one cross-listed BIO/GBS may count toward the major):
  • BIO 3040. Microbiology (4)
  • BIO 3050. Genetics (4)
  • BIO 3070. Vascular Plant Taxonomy (4)
  • BIO 3080. Vertebrate natural History (4)
  • BIO 3220. Parasitology (4)
  • BIO/GBS 3300. Global Change Ecology (4)
  • BIO/GBS 3450. The Hidden Face of Ecuador (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)

Biology at HPU

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The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.
(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)
admiss@highpoint.edu

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