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Concentration BiologyThe biology concentration is designed for those students who wish to go on to graduate school, medical school, or who desire to work for biotech firms, government agencies or environmental organizations. Our interdisciplinary curriculum will benefit students who choose to pursue graduate studies in biology, oceanography or environmental science.

Dr. Paul Kirchman 
Dr. Jon Moore
Dr. Jim Wetterer 
Dr. Gregory Macleod

Note for Pre-Med students, s ee also: Biology pre-req flowchart Classes for Pre-Meds flowchart

 

Electives:

Biology Electives are given below. Other FAU courses may be used only with the prior approval of the Concentration Advisor. Students are reminded that they need 45 upper-level (3000 or 4000-level) credits to graduate.

Courses

Concentration in Biology

Course # Course Name Credits
BSC 1010, 1010L Honors Biological Principles with Lab 4
BSC 1011, 1011L Honors Biodiversity with Lab 4
CHM 2045, 2045L* Honors General Chemistry I with Lab 4
CHM 2046, 2046L Honors General Chemistry II with Lab 4
MAC 2311 Honors Calculus I 
with Analytic Geometry
4
STA 2023 Honors Introductory Statistics 3
PHY 2048, 2048L Honors General Physics I with Lab 5
CHM 2210, 2204L Honors Organic Chemistry I with Lab 4
CHM 2211, 2205L Honors Organic Chemistry II with Lab 4
BCH 3033 Honors Biochemistry 4
PCB 3063 Honors Genetics 4
  Biology Electives 18
BSC 4915 Honors Research in Biology 3
BSC 4970 Honors Thesis in Biology 3
  Total Credits 69

* Updated 01/18/2012

Concentration Biology

Biology Electives 

Course Number Course Name Credits
BOT 3501, 3501L Honors Introduction 
to Plant Biology with Lab
4
BSC 4905 Honors Directed 
Independent Study in Biology
1-3
BSC 4402L Honors Fluorescence Microscopy Lab 1
BSC 4403L Honors Biotechnology Lab 2
BSC 4930 Honors Special Topics in Biology 1-3
BSC 4930 Honors Endocrinology 3
BSC 4930 Honors Immunology 3
BSC 2084, 2084L Honors Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab 4
PCB 4673 Honors Evolution 3
PCB 3352 Honors Issues in Human Ecology 3
PCB 4414 Honors Behavioral Ecology 4
PCB 3351, 3351L Honors Tropical Rainforests with Lab 6
 
Course Number Course Name Credits
PCB 3411 Honors Animal Behavior 3
PCB 4253 Honors Developmental Biology 3
PCB 4324 Honors Cancer Biology 3
PCB 4043 Honors Principles of Ecology 3
OCB 3012, 3012L Honors Marine Biology 
and Oceanography with Lab
4
ZOO 2303, 2303L Honors Vertebrate Zoology with Lab 4
ZOO 4556 Honors Coral Reef Ecology 3
MCB 3023, 3023L Honors Microbiology with Lab 4
PCB 4102 Honors Cell Biology 4
PCB 4024 Honors Molecular Cell Biology 3
BSC 1933 Honors Freshman Seminar 3
EVS 4414 Honors Conservation Biology 3
BSC 4930 Honors Marine Conservation 3

 

 

 
Last Modified 3/18/14