Dr. Randy Craig
Associate Professor of Biology

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Dr. Randy Craig
Professor of Biology,
Chair, Department of Natural Science

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Bachelor of Science in Biology

University of Mobile offers an amazing variety of research and learning opportunities in the study of biology. While all Biology majors complete required coursework such as Genetics, Physiology and Ecology, you are also free to pursue many topics in the biological sciences through a wide selection of elective courses. UM alumni who graduated with a major in Biology have gone on to medical school, completed graduate school, found employment in laboratories and hospitals, worked in cancer research, and pursued ecological careers.

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
BIO 211 General Biology I 4
BIO 212 General Biology II 4
BIO 310 Genetics (WI) 3
BIO 313 General Physiology 4
BIO 320 Ecology & Field Biology (WI) 4
BIO 408 Science & Ethics 3
BIO 490 – Capstone Capstone  – senior standing 3
 Total Biology Core Hours 25
 Biology Electives – (12hrs must be 300/400): 16
Additional Requirements:
CH 201 Foundations of Chemistry I 4
CH 202 Foundations of Chemistry II 4
MA 112 College Algebra 3
MA 113 Trigonometry 3
MA 211 Elementary Statistics 3
PH 301 General Physics I 4
PH 302 General Physics II 4
CIS 101 Computer Applications 3
Additional Upper Level Electives 7
Total (Biology Major) 76