B.S. in Biology (Integrative Biology Concentration)

Baylor University - ISC, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 50,232

Course Accredited By

SACSCOC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 10% scholarship
This program is designed for students who desire a strong, diverse background in the biological sciences. It is designed to introduce students to the wholeness of biology through an integrative perspective of the structure and function of biological systems with strong training in information analysis. It is appropriate for students who wish to attend graduate or professional school.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • August 2022

International Year (2 semesters) Intensive English Program (IEP) (1 semester)

  • 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: 2.75 for International Year
  • Up to 25 credits toward degree

International Year (2 semester)

  • 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: 2.75 for International Year
  • Up to 22 credits toward degree

International Year (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 70 overall
  • IELTS 6.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant 55-63
  • Duolingo 95
  • Gao Kao English 95/120; 115/150
  • GPA: 2.75 for International Year
  • Up to 11 credits toward degree

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 80 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 60
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo 110Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 3.0 for Direct Admission

*Semester= 4Months
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Requirements for a Major in Biology (Integrative Biology Concentration)

Thirty-five semester hours including the following:
BIO 1305 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience/1105 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience Laboratory OR BIO 1405 - Investigations of Modern Biology Concepts I
BIO 1306 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience, continued /1106 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience Laboratory OR BIO 1406 - Investigations of Modern Biology Concepts II
BIO 2306 - Genetics/2106 - Genetics Laboratory
BIO 3303 - Ecology
BIO 4366 - 
BIO 4001

At least one hour from:
BIO 3100 - Seminar in Biology
BIO 3103 - Ecology Laboratory
BIO 3300 - Advanced Topics in Biology
BIO 3V90 - Individual Topics
BIO 4199 - Scientific Communication
BIO 4V04 - Biology Field Studies

At least three hours from:
BIO 3424 - Entomology/3124 - Laboratory for Entomology
BIO 3429 - Comparative Chordate Anatomy
BIO 4301 - Immunology
BIO 4304 - Medical Entomology/4104 - Medical Entomology Laboratory
BIO 4308 - Genes and Development/4108 - Genes and Development Laboratory
BIO 4323 - Parasitology/4123 - Laboratory for Parasitology
BIO 4401 -
BIO 4416 - Plant Anatomy
BIO 4422 - Ichthyology
BIO 4428 - Ornithology

At least three hours from:
BIO 3342 - Molecular Cell Biology
BIO 3322 - Human Physiology/3122 - Human Physiology Laboratory
BIO 4307 - Biochemistry and Physiology of the Cell
BIO 4417 -
BIO 4431 - Comparative Vertebrate Physiology
BIO 4418 - Biology of Wetland and Aquatic Vascular Plants


At least three hours from:
BIO 3320 - Climate Change Biology
BIO 4310 - Biogeography
BIO 4360 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology
BIO 4365 - Topics in Evolution
BIO 4381 - Restoration Ecology (Cross-Listed as ENV 4380)
BIO 4405 - Limnology
BIO 4406 - Aquatic Biology

At least three hours from:
BIO 3350 - Genomics and Bioinformatics (Cross-listed as BINF3350)
BIO 4306 - Molecular Genetics and Genomics/4106 - Molecular Genetics and Genomics Laboratory
BIO 4333 - Science Leadership: Improvement of Science Education
BIO 4402 - Transmission Electron Microscopy
BIO 4403 - Scanning Electron Microscopy
A grade of "C" or better in all biology courses used in the major and a GPA of 2.0 or higher on all BIO courses completed.

Required Courses in other Fields:
CHE 1301 - Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry I/1101 - General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHE 1302 - Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry II/1102 - General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHE 3331 - Organic Chemistry I
CHE 3332 - Organic Chemistry II
CHE 3238 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory
MTH 1322 - Calculus II OR:
STA 2381 - Introductory Statistical Methods
PHY 1408 - General Physics for Nature and Behavioral Sciences I AND 1409 - General Physics for Natural and Behavioral Sciences II OR:
PHY 1420 - General Physics I AND 1430 - General Physics II OR:
PHY 1420 - General Physics I AND 1409 - General Physics for Natural and Behavioral Sciences I
A grade of "C" or better in all courses require in other fields

  • Intensive English Program (1 semester) International Year (2 semesters) $62,319 
  • International Year (2 semesters) $50,232 
  • Direct Admit (2 semesters) $50,232 
  • Estimated Room & Board $9,423 - $11,598 
  • Undergraduate Pathway Scholarship Scholarship Available - Upto $10,000 
  • Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarship Scholarship Available - Upto $21,000 

*Direct admission scholarship is available in each year

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