Oct 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: BIOL-BS


 

Biology Major, B.S.

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (32-36 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
BIOL 1110 - Biology for Science Majors Lecture I   4 BIOL 1120 - Biology for Science Majors Lecture II   4
BIOL 1111 - Biology for Science Majors Laboratory I   0 BIOL 1121 - Biology for Science Majors Laboratory II                      0
CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry Lecture I   4 CHEM 1120 - General Chemistry Lecture II   4
CHEM 1111 - General Chemistry Laboratory I   0 CHEM 1121 - General Chemistry Laboratory II   0

ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing  

3

MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus  or

 MATH 1920 - Calculus II  

 

3-4

MATH 1910 - Calculus I   4 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation   3
CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam * 0-3 COMM 2055 - Argumentation and Debate   3
Fall Total 15-18 Spring Total 17-18

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (31-33 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
BIOL 1130 - Biology for Science Majors Lecture III   4 BIOL 3100 - General Genetics   3
BIOL 1131 - Biology for Science Majors Laboratory III   0 CHEM 2020 - Organic Chemistry Lecture II   3
CHEM 2010 - Organic Chemistry Lecture I   3 CHEM 2021 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II   2
CHEM 2011 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I   2 PHIL 2640 - Science and the Modern World   3

PHYS 2010 - General Physics I-Noncalculus /PHYS 2011 - General Physics Laboratory I-Noncalculus  or

PHYS 2110 - Technical Physics I-Calculus Based  

 

4-5

PHYS 2020 - General Physics II-Noncalculus /PHYS 2021 - General Physics Laboratory II-Noncalculus  or      

PHYS 2120 - Technical Physics II-Calculus Based  

 

4-5

Social & Behavioral Science Course 3    
Fall Total 16-17 Spring Total 15-16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (27-31 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Molecular Menu Courses 3-6 Organismal Menu Course 3-4
BIOL Electives or Minor Courses 6 BIOL Electives or Minor Courses 6
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877           3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3
    Social & Behavioral Science Course 3
Fall Total 12-15 Spring Total 15-16

 

SENIOR YEAR (30-37 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Biodiversity Menu Course 3-4 Population Menu Course 3-4
BIOL Elective Courses or Minor Courses 6 BIOL Elective Course 2-6
Fine Arts Course 3 BIOL Elective Course or Minor Course                    6
Literature Course 3 Free Elective Course 3-4
BIOL 4995 - Capstone: Review of Biology Concepts   1    
Fall Total 16-17 Spring Total 14-20

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives.