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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.
**See Appendix C for approved list of minors and requirements.
 
FALL
HOURS
SPRING
HOURS
FRESHMAN YEAR FRESHMAN YEAR
BIOL 1406 Cell&Molecular Biology
4
BIOL   Biology Elective1 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
Total 14   15
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
SOPHOMORE YEAR
CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry II
4
BIOL   Biology Elective1 4 MATH 1342 Introductory Statistics
3
PHYS 1301 General Physics I 3 PHYS 1302 General Physics II
3
PHYS 1101 General Physics Lab 1 PHYS 1102 General Physics Lab
1
ENGL   Survey of Literature* 3 ENGL 2311 Technical Writing
3
            Activity or Wellness*
1
Total 15  
15
 

JUNIOR YEAR
JUNIOR YEAR
BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec2 4 BIOL 3413 Intro to Genetics
4
BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec2 4 BIOL 4170 Biology Seminar
1
HIST 1301 The U.S. to 1877 3 BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec2
4
PSCI 2306 American State Govt 3 BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec2
4
    Minor Curriculum** 3     Minor Curriculum** 3
Total 17  
16
 

SENIOR YEAR
SENIOR YEAR
BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec2 4 BIOL 3410 Ecology
4
    Visual/Performing Arts* 3 BIOL   Advanced Biology Elec2
4
    Adv Minor Curriculum** 3     Soc/Behavioral Science*
3
    Adv Minor Curriculum** 3     Adv Minor Curriculum** 3
HIST 1302 The U.S. Since 1877 3     Adv Minor Curriculum** 3
Total 16  
17
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 125
 
1Biology electives, select 8 SCH from BIOL 1411, 1413 or 2421.
2Advanced Biology electives, select 24 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, 3401, 4170, 4173-4473, 4310, or 4430. BIOL 4173-4473 may be repeated for up to 8 SCH for credit within the degree.
 
 
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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