2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, Radiobiology Concentration, B.S.

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The School of Health and Natural Sciences, through support from and collaboration with the National Nuclear Security Administration, offers a program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Biology with specialization in Radiobiology. This program is designed for students planning graduate study in radiobiology and related fields of science or careers in government facilities for radiochemistry/nuclear chemistry/ nuclear medicine.

Program Goals

Graduates of the BS Program in Biology with a concentration in Radiobiology will

  1. Be knowledgeable enough in their field to seek employment or admission to graduate/professional school
  2. Have research and communications skills to function in a professional setting.

Student Learning Objectives

Graduates of the BS program in Biology with a concentration in Radiobiology should be able to

  1. Apply basic biological processes and principles, and integrate different areas of biology
  2. Develop an emphasis in one or more areas
  3. Apply qualitative and quantitative methods to evaluate and interpret evidence
  4. Communicate biological concepts effectively in oral, visual, and written presentations.

General Education Core Requirements

Total Credits: 40

Major Courses

Total Credits: 27

Total Credits: 45


Total Credits: 12

Total Credit Hours: 121

Approved Science Electives

Please see list under BS in Biology 

Recommended Course Sequence:

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Total Credits: 17

Second Semester

Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Senior Year

First Semester

Total Credits: 16

Second Semester

Total Credits: 15

Total Credit Hours Required 121

*If students are placed at the second level, the first level may be substituted with an elective.

**Prerequisites and/or placement may be required

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