Completing the Major

As a General Biology major, you need to satisfy the course requirements on your major checklist as well as these additional requirements prior to graduating:  

Disciplinary Communication (DC)
As of 2009, all students must complete the DC requirement to graduate.  For more information on how to satisfy the DC requirement for your specific major, see our Disciplinary Communication page. 

Senior Exit
Also referred to as the Senior Comprehensive Requirement, all students must satisfy the Senior Exit to graduate. 

Honors in the Major
Students with outstanding performance in their major courses may be eligible for Honors in the Major.   Students who complete an outstanding senior thesis may be eligible for honors in their thesis.

Graduating
Students who are nearing the end of their academic career should verify they are on track to graduate.  For more information on both preparing to graduate and the process for graduation, see our section on Graduating

Need Help?
If you do not find the information you need for completing your major on this page, see Major Advising