Feb 25, 2021  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology Major


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Choose six additional upper-level biology courses:


At least one from each of the following three groups. Five of the six upper-level biology courses must be lab courses, and Biochemistry I is allowed to count for one of these. At least one of the upper-level biology courses must be at the 300-level.

Take the following cognate courses:


Choose one:


Choose one:


Suggested courses for:


Pre-Health


Select a minimum of six courses from the following:

Environmental Biology


Students may wish to enhance their environmental education through our affiliation with the School for Field Studies or our own Tropical Ecology travel course (BI 250).

Select a minimum of six courses from the following:

Cellular and Molecular Biology


Select a minimum of six courses from the following:

Biology Education


Students should refer to information regarding elementary and secondary licensure as detailed by the Saint Michael’s College Department of Education. Achieving licensure with a Biology major will likely require a ninth semester in order to complete student teaching.

Select a minimum of six courses from the following:

Generalist


Select a minimum of six additional biology full courses with laboratory above the 100-level.

Pharmacy


For students interested in Pharmacy: through an agreement between Saint Michael’s College and the Albany College of Pharmacy and health services (Colchester, VT campus), admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy program is assured for up to ten qualified SMC student per year. For more information please contact, Dr. Ari Kirshenbaum at Saint Michael’s College.

Physical Therapy


For students interested in Physical Therapy: through an agreement between Saint Michael’s College and the University of Vermont, up to three Saint Michael’s College graduates meeting appropriate criteria may be admitted to the University of Vermont’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program each year. For more information, please contact Dr. Donna Bozzone, pre-health advisor at Saint Michael’s College.

Recommended for those planning to do post-graduate work in biology or in health-related professions:


(i.e. medical, dental, veterinary, etc.)

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