Dec 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: BIOL-BS (Biology Track)


 

Biology Major, B.S. (Biology Track)

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (31-35 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 1910 - Calculus I  

 

3-4

Social & Behavioral Science Course 3 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 14-17 Spring Total 17-18

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (32 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 BIOL 3141 - Genetics Laboratory    2
CHEM 2010 - Organic Chemistry Lecture I   3 CHEM 2020 - Organic Chemistry Lecture II   3
CHEM 2011 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I   2 CHEM 2021 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II            2
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877   3 PHIL 2640 - Science and the Modern World   3
MATH 1910 - Calculus I  or MATH 1920 - Calculus II   4 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (26-32 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
BIOL Electives (2 courses) 6-8 BIOL Electives (2 courses) 6-8
Literature Course         3 Social and Behavioral Science Course 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

Fall Total 13-16 Spring Total 13-16

 

SENIOR YEAR (23-30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
BIOL Electives (3 courses)                                                       9-12 BIOL Electives (2 courses) 7-8
Fine Arts Course 3 Free Elective Courses 4-7
    BIOL 4995 - Capstone: Review of Biology Concepts             1
    Free Elective Course  
       
Fall Total 12-15 Spring Total 12-16

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.