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Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate.

*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
BIOL 2421 Microbiology 4 BIOL 1413 General Zoology
4
CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry II
4
MATH 1342 Introductory Statistics 3 PSCI 2306 American State Govt
3
ENGL   Survey of Literature* 3 ENGL 2311 Technical Writing
3
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4     Activity/Wellness*
1
Total 18  
15
 

JUNIOR YEAR
JUNIOR YEAR
BIOL 3412 Cell Biology 4 BIOL 3413 Intro to Genetics
4
BIOL   Restricted Biology Elec1 4 BIOL   Restricted Biology Elec1
4
PHYS 1301 General Physics I 3 PHYS 1302 General Physics II
3
PHYS 1101 Physics I Lab 1 PHYS 1102 Physics II Lab
1
    Visual/Performing Arts 3     Soc/Behavioral Science* 3
Total 15  
15
 

SENIOR YEAR
SENIOR YEAR
BIOL 3406 Evolution 4 BIOL 3410 Ecology
4
BIOL   Restricted Biology Elec1 4 BIOL 4170 Biology Seminar
1
BIOL   Restricted Biology Elec1 4     Restricted Biology Elec1
4
    Advanced Elective 3     Restricted Biology Elec1 2
          Advanced Elective
3
Total 15  
14
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 127
 
1Restricted Advanced Biology electives: 22 SCH selected from BIOL 3403, 3404, 3407, 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 of credit within the degree program.
 
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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