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MAJOR IN BIOLOGY

 

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment. Students are responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements.

*See Appendix A Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information.
 
FALL
HOURS
SPRING
HOURS
FRESHMAN YEAR FRESHMAN YEAR
BIOL 1406 Cell&Molecular Biology
4
BIOL 1411 General Botany 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
4
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II 4
ENGL
1301 English Composition I
3
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
PSCI 2305 American National Govt 3 MATH 2412 Pre-Calculus 4
HIST
1301

The U.S. to 1877

3
HIST 1302 The U.S. Since 1877 3
Total 17   18
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
SOPHOMORE YEAR
CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I 4 BIOL 1413 General Zoology
4
PHYS 1301 General Physics I 3 CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry II
4
PHYS 1101 General Physics Lab 1 PHYS 1302 General Physics II
3
MATH 1342 Introductory Statistics 3 PHYS 1102 General Physics Lab
1
ENGL   Survey of Literature* 3 PSCI 2306 American State Govt
3
    Activity or Wellness* 1 ENGL 2311 Technical Writing
3
Total 15  
18
 

JUNIOR YEAR
JUNIOR YEAR
BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec1 4 BIOL 3413 Intro to Genetics
4
BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec1 4 BIOL 4170 Biology Seminar
1
CHEM   Advanced Chemistry Elec2 4 BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec1
4
CHEM   Advanced Chemistry Elec2 3 BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec1
2
        CHEM   Advanced Chem Elec2 4
        CHEM   Advanced Chem Elec2 3
Total 15  
18
 

SENIOR YEAR
SENIOR YEAR
BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec1 4 BIOL 3410 Ecology
4
CHEM   Advanced Chem Elec2 4 BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec1
4
    Visual/Performing Arts* 3     Advanced General Elec
3
    Soc/Behavioral Science* 3        
Total 14  
11
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 126
 
1Advanced Biology electives, select 22 SCH from BIOL 3403, 3404, 3406, 3407, 3412, 3414, 3416, 3451, 4170, 4173-4473, 4402, 4404, 4408, 4409, 4420, 4425, 4440, 4441, 4371, 4471, ENSC 3310, 4170, 4173-4473, 4310, or 4430. BIOL 4173-4473 may be repeated for up to 8 SCH for credit within the degree.
2The hours for the minor electives are based on a Chemistry minor. If another minor is chosen, other electives will need to be used to complete the 18 SCH minor which is defined as one discipline with at least twelve hours at the 3000-4000 level. See Appendix B for approved list of minors.
 
Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.
 
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.

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