Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Natural Science, Biological Science Option, BS/BA

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The Biological Science option is designed for students planning to enroll in a graduate (M.S., Ph.D) or professional school (e.g., medical or veterinary school) after completion of the baccalaureate degree.

A student must complete the following requirements in addition to the General Studies requirements. No grade lower than “C-” will satisfy major requirements.

Students wanting to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree must complete the Additional BA Requirements 

Biological Science Option Requirements

Natural Science Core Requirements

Organismal Biology

Biological Chemistry

Final Defense

Natural Science Core Total: 33

Biological Science Option

Systems Biology

Organismal Biology:

Choose three of the following courses including 1 Invertebrate Biology course and 1 Vertebrate Biology course:

Homeostatic Systems:

Choose one of the following:


Choose one of the following:

Option Total: 22 to 23

Major Total: 55 to 56

*Entering freshmen majoring in Natural Science should enroll for BIOL 101  or BIOL 102 , CHEM 101 , and ENG 101  during their first semester at PSC.

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