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

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


Biology Major, B.S. (Interdisciplinary 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 (28-30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
BIOL Electives 4 BIOL Electives 4
Minor Courses 6 Minor Courses 6

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 14-15 Spring Total 14-15

 

SENIOR YEAR (25-36 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Biology Electives (1 course) 3-4 Biology Electives (2 courses)                                 6-7
Minor Courses 3-6 Minor Courses 3-6
Fine Arts Course 3 Literature Course 3
Social & Behavioral Science Course 3 Free Elective Course 0-3
BIOL 4995 - Capstone: Review of Biology Concepts    1    
Fall Total 13-17 Spring Total 12-19

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.