Resolution Number

2017-2018_24

Abstract

Revising the BIO major to:

  • Add BIO 315 Cell Biology (3 cr) as a required core course for all BIO majors
  • Eleminate required core course BIO 302 Cellular Biochemistry(4 cr) & replace with 2 newrequired core courses BIO 310 Biological Chemistry (3 cr) & BIO 311 Biological Chemistry Lab (1 cr)
  • Remove the number of elective credits required in the major by 3
  • Increase flexibility in the Senior Capstone requirement to include BIO 498 Seminar OR Bio393 Honors Thesis

*There is NO net increase in credits required for the BIO major,

Originating Committee

Undergraduate Curriculum and Policies

Type of Resolution

Curriculum

Academic Year

2017-2018

Date passed by Senate

3-5-2018

Comments

Proposal 21_17-18UC

Signed 3/12/18 by President MacPherson; effective date 8/20/2018

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