Feb 06, 2023  
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology: Concentration in Pre-Vet, B.S.


120 Credit Hours

Program Learning Outcomes


“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Souther Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

  1. Students completing the Baccalaureate Program in Biology will demonstrate a working knowledge of the biological sciences, as demonstrated on a national standardized test and their successful completion of biology courses.
  2. Students will write a mature analysis of scientific literature, informed by the appropriate tools of the profession.
  3. Students will employ critical and creative thinking in various reading and interpretive processes.

Graduation Requirements


Conferral of a Baccalaureate degree in this program of study is determined by successful completion of the Baccalaureate Graduation Requirements outlined here .

NOTE: Students must earn 42 upper level (3000-4000) credit hours in order to graduate. A total of at least 21 of these upper level credit hours must be completed in the selected major.

Visit this program’s information page  for additional program-specific requirements.

Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) - 43 Credit Hours


Biology majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements  as set out in Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Program . The Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Mathematics and Natural Science requirements are fulfilled through other courses in this major. Only 37 of the 43 credit hours of the Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Program will still be required for the completion of this program.

Biology, B.S. Program - 69 Credit Hours


Mathematics Courses - 6 Credit Hours


Additional Required Credit Hours - 14 Credit Hours


These additional hours may be fulfilled by a minor, second major, general electives taken concurrently, previous coursework taken at PBA or through transfer credits.