Biology Major (Bachelor of Science)
A student majoring in biology must complete 62 quarter hours in the major, the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. One summer term (10 credits) at the WWU Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory is required during which at least one upper-division, marine-oriented course must be taken. Senior students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) examination in biology.
BIOL 495: 6 quarters required
Ten upper-division credits are required to be taken at the WWU Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory during one summer term.
Electives must include at least one course from each of the following five categories. A course may be used to fulfill more than one category.
(MATH 181, Analytic Geometry and Calculus I, strongly recommended.)