What will I learn?

A minimum of 41 credits from the courses listed below including: Calculus I, Statistics for Scientists, Ecology, Geology, Taxonomy or Phylogenetic Biology, Biochemistry, Aquatic Systems, Microbiology.

A minimum of 41 credits from the courses listed below including:

(1) One of the following groups of courses (8 or 10 credits):

(a) LB 118 Calculus I 5

STT 231 Statistics for Scientists 3

(b) MTH 132 Calculus I 3

MTH 133 Calculus II 4

STT 231 Statistics for Scientists

(2) One course from each of the following 7 areas (24 to 26 credits):

(a) Ecology:

ZOL 355 Ecology

ZOL 355L Ecology Laboratory

(b) Geology:

GLG 201 The Dynamic Earth

(c) Taxonomy or Phylogenetic Biology:

ENT 404 Fundamentals of Entomology

PLB 418 Plant Systematics

ZOL 306 Invertebrate Biology

(d) Biochemistry:

BMB 401 Basic Biochemistry

(e) Aquatic Systems:

FW 420 Stream Ecology

(f) Microbiology:

MMG 301 Introductory Microbiology

(g) EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics

Which department am I in?

Lyman Briggs College

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$41,330.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

2 September 2020, 11 January 2021

Venue

Lyman Briggs College

27 East Holmes Hall,

919 E Shaw Lane,

EAST LANSING,

Michigan,

48825, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you attended a school that follows a U.S. curriculum, please use these guidelines. If you are currently in upper secondary school: Certified copy of transcripts for grades 9, 10, 11 and, if possible, latest available for 12. If you completed upper secondary school: Certified copy of transcripts for grades 9, 10, 11 and 12, indicating that a high school diploma has been awarded. MSU strongly encourages a college preparatory curriculum in high school. High school GPA is 3.5-4.0.

For international students

MSU strongly encourages a college preparatory curriculum in high school. High school GPA is 3.5-4.0.

Minimum English requirements

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Internet-based test: score of 79 with no sub score below 17, Paper-based test: score of 550 with no sub score below 52, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Regular admission: Score of 6.5 or higher, Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE A) - Minimum score of 53; minimum sub score requirement of 48.

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About this uni

International students enjoy a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1, as well as a multicultural student population representing more than 140 countries.

  • Top 100 global university
  • Top 25 school for undergraduate entrepreneurship
  • Based in East Lansing, one of America’s friendliest cities
  • Over 200 inspiring programs from 17 colleges