Secondary-education majors who seek certification with biology as their primary content area must meet the following course requirements, completing at least 32 hours of work in biology:
B.S. students in biology at Valpo must complete the general-education requirements for the B.S. This University-wide core strengthens communication and critical thinking skills while introducing students to global cultures and traditions.
|BIO 171||Unity of Life||4 credits|
|BIO 172||Diversity of Life||4 credits|
|BIO 270||Genetics and Genome Evolution||4 credits|
|BIO 493||Seminar in Biology (Immunology)||1 credit|
|Two courses from BIO 290 to BIO 380||6-7 credits|
|One course from the following options:
|Two credits from the following options:
|Additional Required Courses:|
|Complementary secondary-education major|
|NS 290||Investigation of Contemporary Topics in Science||3 credits|
|NS 490||The Scientific Endeavor||3 credits|
|Two semesters of general chemistry|
|One semester of organic chemistry|
Discover the fascinating variety of living organisms and the interdependent communities they form through the many hands-on courses offered by the Valparaiso University Department of Biology.