Students who major in biology must meet the general degree requirements in addition to the special requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.
Students who major in biology may not double major, double degree, or minor in biochemical and biophysical sciences.
|Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences: BCHS 3304: General Biochemistry I
|Chemistry: CHEM 1111, 1112, 1331, 1332, 3221 and 3331||13|
|Mathematics: MATH 1431, 1432, and MATH 2433 or 3338 or 3339
|Physics: PHYS 1101, 1102, 1301, and 1302, or 1321, 1121,1322, and 1122||8|
|Biology: 38 hours (at least 26 advanced) which must include:
BIOL 1161, 1162, 1361, 1362 or credit by examination.BIOL 3301, 3306, 4103, 4374, BCHS 3304 and the following laboratories: BIOL 3311 and one of BIOL 4206, 4272, or BCHS 3201. BIOL 3311 must be completed before enrollment in the second laboratory.
Twelve hours of biology electives, at least nine of which must be advanced.
Up to six hours of biochemical and biophysical sciences courses (including BCHS 3304) may be applied toward the biology major requirements.
|ENGL 1303. Freshman Composition I 1||3|
|CHEM 1331 and 1111. Fundamentals of Chemistry and Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory||4|
|MATH 1431. Calculus I||4|
|BIOL 1361, 1161. Introduction to Biological Science, Laboratory||4|
|ENGL 1304. Freshman Composition II 1||3|
|CHEM 1332 and 1112. Fundamentals of Chemistry and Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory||4|
|MATH 1432. Calculus II||4|
|BIOL 1362, 1162. Introduction to Biological Science, Laboratory||4|
|CHEM 3331 and 3221. Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry and Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory||5|
|BIOL 3301, BIOL 3311. Genetics and Genetics Laboratory||6|
|MATH 2433, or 3338 or 3339.||4|
|BCHS 3304. General Biochemistry I||3|
|BIOL 3306. Evolutionary Biology||3|
|HIST 1377. The United States to 1877 or equivalent||3|
|HIST 1378. The United States Since 1877 or equivalent||3|
|BIOL 4206 or 4272 or BCHS 3201||2|
|BIOL 4374. Cell Biology||3|
|POLS 1336. U.S. and Texas Constitutions and Politics or equivalent||3|
|PHYS 1301 and 1101. Introductory General Physics and General Physics Laboratory I||4|
|POLS 1337. U.S. Government: Congress, President and Courts or equivalent||3|
|PHYS 1302 and 1102. Introductory General Physics and General Physics Laboratory II||4|
|Social Sciences Core Course||3|
|Humanities Core Course||3|
|NSM Capstone Course||3|
|BIOL 4103 Integration of Biological Knowledge||1|
|NSM Capstone Course||3|
|Visual/Performing Arts Core Course||3|
All students are responsible for the completion of 36 advanced semester hours required for a University of Houston degree.
Catalog Publish Date: May 4, 2010
This Page Last Updated: August 24, 2009
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