Bowling Green State University Bachelor's Degree Programs

Bowling Green State University

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication (BAC) major in Telecommunications
  • Bowling Green State UniversityBachelor of Science in Biology

Bachelor of Arts in Communication (BAC)

Major: Telecommunications
Focus: Interactive Media

Electronic media, such as radio, television and the Internet, are playing an increasingly important role in today’s world. News and information are relayed with greater speed than ever before, allowing for closer contact between nations and people. In fact electronic media have become the major sources of public information and entertainment today. A central mission of the Department of Telecommunications is to produce well-rounded graduates to be future decision-makers in the electronic media and allied professions.

Admission Requirements
Students must apply for admission to Bowling Green State University using the online admissions application. The cost for application is a $45 non refundable fee.

Students applying to BGSU must be in good academic standing, with at least a 2.5 or higher cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.  Students with GPAs of 2.0-2.5 may be considered through the appeal process.  Students transferring into the telecommunications program can transfer up to 12 semester hours of coursework in telecommunications from LCCC.

Contact Information
For more information about the program please contact Dr. Ewart Skinner at 419-372-8646 or by email at  Visit the department's web page for more information.

Tuition and Fee Schedule
All fees are subject to change. Please consult the Bowling Green State University website at for current tuition and fees.


Bachelor of Science in Biology

This baccalaureate degree program is designed to provide the training in the major areas of biology while allowing sufficient flexibility to accommodate the specific interests of individual students.  All majors are required to take the biology core plus genetics.  The degree program requires a student to take at least one course in each of three major areas:  Biology of Organisms; Ecology, Evolution and Behavior; Cell and Regulatory Biology.   Additional courses allow the student to be exposed to the broad spectrum of biology through an array of advanced courses.  The degree program, with some modifications, also allows students to meet the course requirements for pre-professional (medical, dental, veterinary) graduate study. 

The program is based on a cohort model, where students follow a set of courses beginning in year one and progress through the program together.  Approximately three-fourths of the courses are LCCC courses with the remaining hours being offered by BGSU.  Students need a minimum of 30 semester hours of BGSU courses to graduate, most at the 3000 and 4000 levels, primarily in the sciences. 

Admission Requirements
Students who plan to enter this partnership should schedule an appointment with the University Partnership Office.

Students should apply for admission to Bowling Green State University the semester before they wish to enroll in BGSU courses.  The cost for application is $45 (online) or $50 (paper).  Students applying to BGSU must be in good standing, with at least a 2.5 or higher cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.  Students with GPAs of 2.0-2.5 may be considered through the appeal process. 

Students who wish to take courses sponsored through BGSU and who do not wish to seek the Bachelor's Degree in Biology need to complete a pre-registration form and a BGSU Undergraduate Guest Application form will be mailed to them. The pre-registration form may be obtained from the LCCC University Partnership office.

Registration and Scheduling Information
For further information on the cohort model, students can schedule an appointment by calling the University Partnership Office at 800-995-5222 ext. 4841.

For information on the degree in Biological Sciences, please contact:

R. Michael McKay, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Bowling Green State University
Phone: 419-372-6873

Tuition and Fee Schedule
All fees are subject to change, please consult the Bowling Green State University website at

To complete the Biology hours required for the major in a timely manner, courses should be taken in a specific order.  Interested students, especially those with previous college coursework, should contact the UP Office for schedule and course advising. 


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