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    North Carolina Central University
  Dec 14, 2017
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Biology, Comprehensive Science Licensure, B.S.

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Curriculum Requirements

The undergraduate courses in the Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences are designed to provide a basic program for the training and development of prospective biologists, including students interested in careers in fundamental research, biotechnology, and teaching as well as those planning to enter such applied fields as medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, laboratory technology, conservation, industry, and environmentally related fields. The general biology program provides as a part of the liberal arts program the opportunity for students to acquire a broad knowledge of biology and an appreciation of the biological sciences.

1. 124 Semester Hours:

Minimum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or higher. The last 30 semester hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:

Freshman and sophomore years:  completion of the General Education Curriculum  (GEC).  Science and mathematics courses required for the major satisfy GEC science and mathematics requirements.

3. Program Requirements:

Departmental requirements (must have a 'C' or better):

The first three courses must be completed in the sequence given, with a grade of “C” or better, before any other Biology courses, required or elective, may be taken.

5. Additional Requirements

Program Notes:

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