BA in Biology

Western Washington University-International Study Centre, United States

ba-in-biology

Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 24,167

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 6% scholarship
Biology is the study of living things and encompasses areas ranging from molecular biology to ecosystem ecology. This breadth is reflected in Western's curriculum and in faculty and student research.
Western’s Biology Department employs a high concentration of faculty who are actively engaged in both teaching and research. Students receive quality instruction from experts in the field who are committed to the education of the next generation. Modest class sizes enable faculty to facilitate small group discussions and student-centered learning activities in class. All upper level labs are taught by the faculty themselves, not graduate students.

This program is designed for students who want to make biology the focus of a liberal arts education and may not be directly interested in post-graduate study or professional careers in biology or teaching. The number of required courses has been kept low to permit you to add other areas of study and courses suited to your needs and interests. Thus, it is relatively easy to pair this major with a second major or minor.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • September 2022

Intensive English Program (3 quarters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42
  • Pearson Versant 43-47
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 77/120; 99/150
  • GPA: 2.5 for International Year
  • 11 to 15 credit hours towards degree

Intensive English Program (2 quarters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45
  • Pearson Versant 48-54
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 83/120; 105/150
  • GPA: 2.5 for International Year
  • 11 to 15 credit hours towards degree

Intensive English Program (1 quarter)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 68 overall
  • IELTS 6.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant 55-63
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 115/150; 95/120
  • GPA: 2.5 for International Year
  • 8 to 10 credit hours towards degree



International Year (3 quarters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42
  • Pearson Versant 43-47
  • Duolingo 75
  • Gao Kao English 77/120; 99/150
  • GPA: 2.5 for International Year
  • 11 to 15 credit hours towards degree


International Year (2 quarters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45
  • Pearson Versant 48-54
  • Duolingo 85
  • Gao Kao English 83/120; 105/150
  • GPA: 2.5 for International Year
  • 11 to 15 credit hours towards degree

International Year (1 quarter)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 68 overall
  • IELTS 6.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant 55-63
  • Duolingo 95
  • Gao Kao English 115/150; 95/120
  • GPA: 2.5 for International Year
  • 8 to 10 credit hours towards degree

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 62
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo 105
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.5 for Direct Admission
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Requirements
BIOL 204 - Introduction to Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity w/lab Credits: 5
BIOL 205 - Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology w/lab Credits: 5
BIOL 206 - Introduction to Organismal Biology w/lab Credits: 5
BIOL 321 - Genetics Credits: 4
BIOL 323 - Cell and Molecular Biology Credits: 4
BIOL 325 - Ecology Credits: 4
BIOL 340 - Biostatistics Credits: 5
BIOL 432 - Evolutionary Biology Credits: 4

Choose one of the following series:
CHEM 161 - General Chemistry I Credits: 5
CHEM 162 - General Chemistry II Credits: 5
CHEM 163 - General Chemistry III Credits: 5
OR
CHEM 175 - General Chemistry I, Honors Credits: 5
CHEM 176 - General Chemistry II, Honors Credits: 5
CHEM 225 - General Chemistry III, Honors Credits: 5
CHEM 251 - Elementary Organic Chemistry Credits: 5

One course from:
PHYS 101 - Physics Analysis Credits: 4
OR
PHYS 114 - Principles of Physics I Credits: 5
17 credits of upper-division biology courses approved by a faculty advisor.

Note: BIOL 245 and BIOL 348 may not be counted toward this major.

Intensive English Program (1-3 quarters) $ 3,276 per quarter 

International Year (1-3 quarters) $7,821** (Net = $5,000) per quarter 

Direct Admission $24167 

Estimated Room & Board $ 11,873 - $17,710 

Undergraduate Pathway Scholarship Scholarship Available - Upto $8463 

Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarship Scholarship Available - Upto $6000 

*Direct admission scholarship is available in each year

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