BiologyPage address: https://www.mnsu.edu/programs/biology.html
|College||Science, Engineering & Technology|
|Undergraduate Degree Type(s)||BS|
|Program Description||The Biology major offers a core program intended to develop a common background in biology and additional upper level courses designed to provide specialized options. Students typically take a broad based general biology major or an emphasis in one of the following 8 areas: general biology, cytotechnology, ecology, human biology, microbiology, physiology, plant science, toxicology, or zoology. The Department of Biological Sciences also supports Bachelor of Science (B.S.) programs in Biotechnology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology, Environmental Science, Food Science Technology, and Science Education.
Biology majors are appropriate options for students planning to pursue medical school, physical therapy, veterinary school, or other science-based professional programs.
|Admission Requirements||Admission to the major is required for enrollment in junior and senior level courses. Application forms are available in the College Advising Center, Trafton C-125.
Admission requirements are 32 earned semester credit hours including BIOL 105 and 106, with a grade of a "C" or better in both BIOL 105 and 106; and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00.
|Other Requirements||All courses leading to a major or a minor in biology must be taken for letter grades. Any exception to this policy must be approved by the chairperson of the department.|
|Academic Bulletin||A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.|
|Program Contact Information||Department of Biological Sciences
242 Trafton Science Center South
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: Department Chair
|College Advising||All biology majors are assigned to an academic advisor, based on their primary area of emphasis. Advising is required prior to each registration. Additional advising support is available at:
College of Science, Engineering & Technology Advising Center
Ken Adams, Student Relations Coordinator
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