Catalogue 2016 - 2017

Biology Suggested Sequence of Courses

Notes: The suggested sequence of courses in years two, three, and four is an example only. Some offerings for these years will alternate and the exact sequence will require consultation with the faculty and deans.

Degree Requirements

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

BIO 107General Biology I

3 cr.

BIO 117General Biology Laboratory I

1 cr.

CHEM 105General Chemistry I

4 cr.

ENGL 132English Composition I

3 cr.

MATH 109Pre-Calculus Mathematics

3 cr.

or

MATH 123Calculus I for Management, Life, and Social Sciences

3 cr.

LA 100First Year Seminar

2 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

BIO 108General Biology II

3 cr.

BIO 118General Biology Laboratory II

1 cr.

CHEM 106General Chemistry II

4 cr.

ENGL 133English Composition II

3 cr.

MATH 121Introductory Probability and Statistics

3 cr.

PEHR 151Personal Health and Wellness

1 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

BIO 213Ecology

3 cr.

CHEM 209Organic Chemistry I

3 cr.

CHEM 219Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

1 cr.

WIC 2XXWriting Intensive Course

3 cr.

HIST XXXHistory

3 cr.

PEHR 153-199Lifetime Activity

1 cr.

Total Credit Hours:14

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

BIO 201Plant Biology

4 cr.

CHEM 210Organic Chemistry II

3 cr.

CHEM 220Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

1 cr.

CS XXXComputer Competence Requirement

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:14

Junior Year - Fall Semester

BIO 2XX/4XXBIO Elective

4 cr.

CUL 2XXCultural Studies

3 cr.

ILP XXXIntegrated Liberal Professional Perspective

3 cr.

WIC 3xx-4xxWriting Intensive Course

3 cr.

PHYS 101Elements of Physics

3 cr.

or

PHYS 123Physics of the Life Sciences 1

4 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16-17

Junior Year - Spring Semester

PHYS 15XPHYS 15x Elective

3 cr.

or

PHYS 124Physics of the Life Sciences 2

4 cr.

ART XXXAesthetic Perspective

3 cr.

PH XXXEthical Perspective

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

BIO 310Cell Biology

4 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16-17

Senior Year - Fall Semester

BIO 306Genetics

4 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

SBP XXXSoc Science Perspective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16

Senior Year - Spring Semester

BIO 455Evolution

3 cr.

BIO 2XX/4XXBIO Elective

4 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Electives

4 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

1 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 122-124

Premedical Students:

Biology majors intending to apply to medical school should contact the premed advisor of the department for additional information concerning sequence of courses.