Southeast Missouri State University

To earn a degree in Biology, the following courses are required:

  • University Studies (General Education) = 51 hours.  Some biology degree requirements also meet University Studies requirements (*),
  • Core biology courses required = 24 hours.
  • Courses required for options = 6-15 hours.
  • Biology electives = 8-17 hours.  The remaining hours required for the degree are comprised of additional requirements & suggested electives. The amount of hours varies depending on the option chosen.  The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory courses may also be used as electives with advisor approval.
  • No minor is required.
Biology Core Courses
Biology Option Courses
Biology Electives
Science Education
University Studies Courses
Course Waiting List Procedures