B.S. in Biology

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Traditional Day ProgramsWC
Evening & Weekend ProgramsSCD
Online ProgramsON
Graduate ProgramsGRAD


Start your path to professional school or a career in science with a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree from Midway College. The Anne Hart Raymond Center reflects the college’s active commitment to the sciences. The new, state-of-the-art facility features an auditorium, laboratories for each science degree discipline, specialized classrooms and computer labs, enhancing your biology program experience and helping you more easily complete your biology degree requirements.

Midway’s biology programs propel students into professional schools that include pharmacy, medicine, veterinary medicine, and physical and occupational therapy. If you’re considering a Pre-Med or Pre-Vet course of study, this Bachelor’s degree in biology is a great option for you.

Student success at Midway College

The numbers speak for themselves – 90% of our biology degree graduates are accepted into graduate and professional schools. With outstanding science facilities, an impressive track record for grads and an average student/faculty ratio of 14:1, Midway College is your formula for success when pursuing a degree in science.

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If you’re hoping to earn your Bachelor’s degree in science or biology, contact us today. Our school near Lexington in Kentucky features new facilities, hands-on biology courses, a supportive learning environment and experienced faculty, making it a great option for all science majors.

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  Semester Hours
General Education Requirements 40
Biology Rquirements* 18
General Biology I and Lab BIO 103/BIO 104 4
General Biology II and Lab BIO 105/BIO 106 4
Genetics and Molecular Biology BIO 325 3
Ethical Issues in Science BIO 401 3
Introduction to Biological Research BIO 405 1
Senior Research Project BIO 488 3
Choose 18 additional hours in Biology Major*
(Additionally, students must complete two 300 or 400 level laboratories as part of these 18 hours.)
Principles of Botany and Lab BIO 180/BIO 181 4
Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab BIO 190/BIO 191 4
Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab BIO 198/BIO 199 4
Microbiology and Lab BIO 225/BIO 226 4
General Zoology and Lab BIO 304/BIO 306 4
Global Ecology BIO 305 3
Topics BIO 310 3
Cell Biology BIO 311 3
General Ecology and Lab BIO 312/BIO 313 4
Vertebrate Zoology and Lab BIO 314/BIO 315 4
Vertebrate Embryology and Lab BIO 318/BIO 319 4
Histology and Lab BIO 320/BIO 321 4
Immunology and Lab BIO 326/BIO 327 4
Biochemistry and Lab BIO 420/BIO 421 4
Internship BIO 485 3
Supporting Courses* 35
General Chemistry I and Lab CHM 170/CHM 171 5
General Chemistry II and Lab CHM 175/CHM 176 5
Organic Chemistry I and Lab CHM 330/CHM 331 5
Organic Chemistry II and Lab CHM 335/CHM 336 5
Calculus I and Trigonometry MTH 220 5
Physics I and Lab PSC 240/PSC 241 5
Physics II and Lab PSC 245/PSC 246 5
Electives 7
Total 120

*A minimum grade of "C" in all major courses required for graduation.