School of Sciences

Bachelor of Arts in Biological and Physical Sciences

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological and Physical Sciences centers on a traditional core of courses in the natural sciences. Through academic counseling and proper course selection, students may choose a curriculum that is uniquely suited to their specific needs in the biological and physical sciences. Students may follow a very specific curriculum or they may elect to pursue a more general science education. Graduates of the program are prepared to continue their education at the graduate level of certain disciplines or to enter a health-related profession such as medicine, dentistry, optometry, or physical therapy. They may also choose to work in environmental and earth sciences or in laboratories.

Degree Requirement
  1. Students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
  2. General Education. Students must complete all of the requirements of the School of Sciences general education curriculum.
  3. Mathematics. Students must takes MATH-K 310 Statistical Techniques and one additional mathematics course (MATH-M 118, MATH-M 119, or MATH-M 215).
  4. Sciences. Students must complete at least 20 credit hours at the 300- /400-level and at least 10 credit hours at the 200-level in courses from the School of Sciences.
  5. A student must complete a total of 30 credit hours in 300–400-level courses within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Sciences, although credits may come from both schools.
  6. 30 of the last 60 credit hours at Indiana University Kokomo.

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