Graduation Requirements: Biology

Receipt of a degree in Biology requires the student to:

  • *Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • *Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher in all major and required cognate courses.
  • *All biology students must achieve at least a “C” grade in all required biology and cognate courses. Biology students must repeat any required biology or cognate course in which a “WF”, “WP”, or grade lower than “C” is received. A student may not repeat any required biology or cognate course more than once, nor may he or she repeat more than two required courses within the biology and cognate areas of study.
  • *Meet all graduation requirements as stated in the University Bulletin.

Biology Department

L. Melvin Roberts, PhD, Chair
Melinda Ekkens-Villanueva, PhD
Nellie McKenzie, PharmD
Sam Perez, PhD

For program information, contact:

Dr. Melinda Ekkens-Villanueva
Phone: 301-891-4462
Fax: 301-576-0167
Room 102D, Science Building