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New Biology Curriculum

​​​Changes to the new undergraduate biology curriculum


  • Our new curriculum has a common set of foundational courses required for all biology majors.
    • ​BIO 111: Foundations of Evolution and Diversity​
    • BIO 112: Foundations of Cell Biology
    • BIO 211: Foundations of Genetics
    • BIO 213: Foundations of Ecology
    • BIO 212: ​Foundations of Form and Function
  • ​Courses are to be taken in a prescribed sequence, which will reduce redundancy taught in our current courses.
  • Our foundational courses have more inquiry-based labs, building upon skills recommended by Vision and Change​.
  • Concepts of evolution and statistics will be introduced and reinforced throughout the new biology curriculum

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