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2017-2018 Academic Catalog
Harding University
  Jan 27, 2022
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology Major (BIOL), BS


Liberal Arts: 44 Hours

All majors are required at Harding to complete 53 hours of Liberal Arts studies. The following Liberal Arts requirements are met within the content of the major:

  • Biology, mathematics and physical science are counted below in the hours required for the major.

Major: 72 Hours

* Organismal Structure and Function - 2 courses from:

* Organismal Diversity - 2 courses from:

+ Remaining Hours from:

Molecular and Cellular

Ecology and Environmental Science


Other Biology Electives


* BIOL 314  or BIOL 430  may be used to meet requirements with approval from the department chair.

+ Additional courses from previously listed course clusters (Organismal Structure and Function, Organismal Diversity, and Laboratory Experience) may also be applied toward the remaining hours if not taken to meet cluster requirements.

Upper level math and computer science courses may be used to fulfill the science elective hours subject to department chair approval.

Remaining Bible/Electives: 12 Hours

PHS 410 , counted above in the major, satisfies the Bible requirement in the semester it is taken. It should be taken during the spring semester of the senior year.

See Bible Class Enrollment policy here .

Total Hours: 128