Major in Biology of Global Health (B.S.)

Note: A student cannot simultaneously major in the Biology of Global Health and either major or minor in Biology (B.A. or B.S.), Biochemistry, or Neuroscience. 

BIOL 207 Genetics, Ecology, and Evolution (4 credits)
BIOL 208 Biological Communication and Energetics (4 credits)
BIOL 209 Biology of Sustainability (4 credits)
BIOL 328 Environmental Toxicology and Health (4 credits)
BIOL 474 Senior Seminar in Global Health (4 credits) 

Plus 16 credits with at least four credits from each cluster:

Cellular/Molecular cluster:
BIOL 356 Microbiology (4 credits)
BIOL 360 Genetics (4 credits)
BIOL 365 Developmental Biology (4 credits)
BIOL 371 Cell Biology (4 credits)
BIOL 462 Molecular Biology (4 credits)
BIOL 464 Bioinformatics (4 credits)

Host and Disease Cluster:
BIOL 302 Animal Diversity (4 credits)
BIOL 363 Immunology (4 credits)
BIOL 287 Biology of HIV/AIDS (2 credits)
BIOL 467 Biology of Emerging Infectious Diseases (4 credits)
BIOL 471 Evolution ((4 credits)

Ecosystem Health Cluster:
BIOL 211 Introduction to Field Research (4 credits)
BIOL 315 Plants, Food and Medicine (4 credits)
BIOL 333 Ecology (4 credits)
BIOL 335 Conservation Biology (4 credits)
BIOL 361 Medical Geology (4 credits)
BIOL 435 Aquatic Ecology (4 credits)
BIOL 480 Urban Ecosystem Ecology (4 credits)

Allied Requirements

CHEM 111 General Chemistry I (4 credits) and CHEM 112 General Chemistry II (4 credits) or CHEM 115 Accelerated General Chemistry (4 credits)
HLTH 353 Consumer, Community and Environmental Health (4 credits)
HLTH 400 Epidemiology (4 credits)
STAT 220 Statistics (4 credits)
STAT 310 Statistics (4 credits) 

Plus 12 credits selected in consultation with their academic advisor and approved by the Biology Department Chair. 
1.  The courses must be cohesive and clearly related to each other as a block; however, they may be interdisciplinary and must be outside of Biology.

2.  The block of courses must be clearly related to the Biology of Global Health major.

3.  Students must submit a written proposal for these 12 credits that clearly describes how they are related to each other, how they are related to the BOGH major, and how they fit into post-graduation plans.  The department chair must approve the proposal.  The student may register for no more than one third of the credits prior to receiving approval of the proposal.