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Four Year Plan

Suggested 4-Year Schedule: 

Total of 120 Credits needed to graduate, 40 credits must be upper division (300 and up)

Year 1, Semester 1- Credits:16

  • English 101, 3
  • Chemistry 121 or 201, 4
  • Math 127, 3
  • Core Electives, 6

Year 1, Semester 2- Credits:14

  • English 102, 3
  • Chemistry 122 or 202, 4
  • Math 181, 4
  • Biology, 190, 3

Year 2, Semester 3- Credits: 14-15

  • Core Humanities 201, 3
  • Chemistry 341, 3
  • Stat 152 or APST 270, 3-4
  • Biology, 191, 3
  • Biology 192, 2

Year 2, Semester 4- Credits: 16

  • Core Humanities 202, 3
  • Chemistry 342, 3
  • Biology 300 Genetics, 3
  • Physics 151, 4
  • Core or General Elective, 3

Year 3, Semester 5- Credits: 15

  • Biology 314 or 315, 3
  • Biology 316, 3
  • Chemistry 345, 2
  • Physics 152, 4
  • Core or General Elective, 3

Year 3, Semester 6- Credits: 16

  • Core Humanities 203, 3
  • Biology 394 or 395, 2
  • Upper Division Biology Elective, 3
  • Upper Division Biology Elective, 3
  • General Electives or Diversity, 5

Year 4, Semester 7- Credits: 15

  • Upper Division Biology Elective, 3
  • General Capstone, 3
  • Upper Division Electives, 6
  • General Elective, 3

Year 4, Semester 8- Credits: 13

  • Biology 415 (Capstone), 4
  • Upper Division Biology Elective, 3
  • Upper division elective, 3
  • General Elective, 3

*Biology electives: 12 credits * - Courses numbered with Biol prefix, 300 or above, that are not among the required Biology courses. Biochemistry (Bch 400) also can be accepted for Biology elective credit.

Requirements

  1. English 101 (3 credits) and 102 (3 credits): 6 credits
  2. Fine Arts (refer to "Fine Arts" section of University core curriculum in catalog): 3 credits
  3. Social Science (refer to "Soc. Sci" section of University core curriculum in catalog): 3 credits
  4. Core Humanities 201, 202 and 203: 9 credits
  5. Diversity course (refer to "Core Curriculum" section in catalog): 3 credits
  6. General capstone course (refer to "capstone" section of core curriculum in catalog): 3 credits (must be outside of major dept.)
  7. Math - Calculus 181: 4 credits.
  8. Statistics 152 or APST270: 3-4 credits
  9. General Chem 121 and 122 or 201 and 202: 8 credits
  10. Organic Chem 220 and 220L or 341, 342 and 345(lab): 4-8 credits
  11. General Physics 151and 152 with lab: 8 credits
  12. General Bio I (190): 3 credits
  13. General Bio II (191): 3 credits
  14. Biol Investigation (lab) (192): 2 credits
  15. Genetics (300): 3 credits
  16. Comparative Animal Phys (316): 3 credits
  17. Evolution (capstone) (415): 4 credits
  18. Choose one of the following:
    Ecology & Population 314 and Biology 394 (lab): 5 credits
    OR
    Cell Biology 315 and Biology 395(lab): 5 credits

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