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    Jul 15, 2024  
Missouri Baptist University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Missouri Baptist University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, BA

CIP Code: 26.0101

General Education Requirements   

Bachelor of Arts   

Major Requirements

This degree is recommended for students planning to pursue careers requiring a background in the biological sciences. The B.A. in Biology program includes required biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics coursework, as well as the declaration of a minor. The minor should be selected so that the student gains the relevant and necessary academic foundation in pursuit of their desired career.

Required Biology (BIOL) courses:

Major Electives

Any course in Biology (BIOL) or Biotechnology (BIOT).1 At least 12 hours must be upper division. Courses subject to approval 2

Minor and General Electives

To complete the B.A. in Biology, a minor must be declared and completed. All courses used to satisfy the minor requirements must be completed with a minimum grade of C.


* Hours applied to general education requirements


1 Hours used to fulfill major elective credits may not be used to fulfill other requirements.

2 Students wishing to use courses not listed to fulfill elective hours for the concentration will need to petition the advisor, program director, and division chair for approval.

3 Depending on the minor selected, courses from any division may be needed to ensure satisfaction of the 120-hour and the 42-hour upper-division graduation requirements.

4 Recommendation for minors include, but are not limited to: Plant Biology, Psychology, Public Health, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Healthcare Management, Exercise Science.