Programmatic Admission Information

Biology: Students entering the Department of Biology are expected to have a strong background in science and mathematics. Secondary school courses in biology I and II, algebra I and II, geometry, chemistry, physics, and trigonometry are strongly recommended. At the beginning of each fall semester, the results of the math and English placement exams, along with SAT/ACT scores in mathematics and verbal reasoning are used for placement in college-level biology, chemistry, mathematics, and English courses. The placement exams are administered by the Betty Howard Center for Student Success.