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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Biology General Program (BS)

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Biology (BIO) information  

The Bachelor of Science Program is the program selected by most biology majors. This program is designed to prepare students for a number of potential careers (see Biology Web page) for entry-level employment or graduate and professional training in some sub-discipline of biology. The five core biology courses in the Bachelor of Science program provide a wide breadth of preparation for more advanced coursework chosen by students to meet their individual needs and interests.


A. Technology Foundations

B. Biology

At least 44 credits in biology, with no more than 16 below the 300 level, to include:

D. Mathematics

One of the following:

F. Concentration of Choice

One of the following concentrations:

G. Additional Requirements

All requirements of the College of Innovation and Technology  (CIT) Bachelor of Science degree, including:

  • General Education requirements  
  • Completion of a minimum of 124 credits, including at least 33 in upper division courses (numbered 300 or above)
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better in biology and at UM-Flint overall


Students planning to enter a graduate or professional school should investigate requirements of the specific graduate or professional programs to which they intend to apply to avoid missing requirements beyond those covered in their biology degree. 

Minimum Credits for the Degree: 124 credits

Honors Program

All bachelor-degree-seeking students with GPAs of 3.5 or higher are eligible to apply to the University of Michigan-Flint Honors Program.  Please contact the Honors Program Manager or the Honors Program Director for further information.

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