Undergraduate Requirements

The requirements for obtaining a Bachelors of Science (BS) in Biology are detailed in the current Undergraduate Catalog.

Minor Offerings and Double Major in Biology
Students who wish to minor in Biology must take 15-18 hours of courses in Biology, including at least 9 hours at the 3000-level or above. Students who take more than 15 hours of courses in biology may count the additional hours toward their electives, or may consider completing a double major. A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses counting toward a Minor.

Residency Requirements
A minimum of 39 semester hours in courses at the 3000-level of above must be completed in residence at GSU, with an average grade of “C” or better.

Graduation With Distinction
The requirements to graduate with distinction are: a GPA of at least 3.5 in both the major and minor areas, and at least 5 credit hours of 4905 and/or 4910.