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Bachelor of Science in Biology


All biology majors complete a core of required biology and related courses and select a group of elective courses to comprise a field of specialization.

The department offers two areas of emphasis within the major: cell and molecular biology and ecology and evolutionary biology.


First Semester

  • ENG 101 - Composition I (3 units)
  • Core Curriculum Fine Arts (3 units)
  • Core Curriculum Social Science (3 units)
  • MATH 127R - Precalculus II (3 units)
  • CHEM 121A - General Chemistry I (3 units)
  • CHEM 121L - General Chemistry Laboratory I (1 unit)
    OR CHEM 201 - General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers I (4 units)

For detailed course description visit the General Course Catalog.

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Contact College of Science

Phone (775) 784-4591
Fax (775) 784-4592
Location Davidson Math and Science Center
Address University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557

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