From the 2011-12 Millsaps College Catalog
Requirements for major: The Biology Department offers both the bachelor of arts and the bachelor of science degrees in biology. All majors must take Introductory Cell Biology (BIOL 1001/1003), General Botany (BIOL 1011/1013), General Zoology (BIOL 1021/1023), Genetics (BIOL 2000), and Senior Seminar (BIOL 4902 & 4912), plus a minimum of four additional biology courses including at least one from the "Structure and function" category and one from the "Organism and environment" category listed below
Cellular and molecular processes:
Structure and function:
Organisms and environment:
Requirements for minor: Students may elect a minor in biology with Introductory Cell Biology (BIOL 1001/1003), General Botany (BIOL 1011/1013), General Zoology (BIOL 1021/1023), and at least two upper-level biology courses, which may include Genetics (BIOL 2000) plus one course from the lists above or two upper-level courses from the lists above.
No grade lower than a C will be accepted in any course to fulfill a major or minor in biology. For the major, at least four courses plus Senior Seminar must be taken in residence at Millsaps. For the minor, at least three out of the necessary five courses must be taken in residence at Millsaps.
Students planning careers in the health professions should also take General Chemistry I (CHEM 1213) and II (CHEM 1223), with labs; Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 2110) and II (CHEM 2120), with labs; and College Physics I (PHYS 1003) and II (PHYS 1013), with labs. Many medical schools strongly recommend at least one semester of biochemistry.
Students planning further study in molecular biology are encouraged to take Biochemistry I (CHEM 3610) and II (CHEM 3620). Students planning further study in ecology or environmental sciences are encouraged to take General Chemistry I (CHEM 1213) and II (CHEM 1223), with labs; Elementary Statistics (MATH 1150); and The Physical Earth (GEOL 1000).
All biology courses numbered 2000 or higher require two previous college-level biology courses or consent of the instructor.