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Typical Curriculum for the Biology Major

Freshmen Year

Fall

 

Credits

 
BIOL 105 General Biology I 4
CHEM 111 General Chemistry I 4
Core: Rhetoric and Composition 4
Core: Public Speaking or Freshman Seminar 4
Total semester credits 16

Spring

 

Credits

 
BIOL 106 General Biology II 4
CHEM 113 General Chemistry II 4
Core: Rhetoric & Composition or Language Requirement 4

Core: Math 102 Biostatistics

 

4

 


 

 

Total semester credits 16

Sophomore Year

Fall

 

Credits

 
BIOL 212 Cell Physiology 4
CHEM 230 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 1
Core: Rhetoric & Composition or Language Requirement 4
Core 4
Total semester credits 16

Spring

 

Credits

 
BIOL 310 Genetics 4
CHEM 231 Organic Chem II or CHEM 236,  Fundamentals
of Organic Chemistry
4
Core or Language Requirement 4
Core 4
Total semester credits 16

Junior Year

Fall

 

Credits

 
Core or Language Requirement 4
PHYS 100 Introductory Physics I 4
Upper-division Biology 4
Elective 4
Total semester credits 16

Spring

 

Credits

 
PHYS 101 Introductory Physics II 4
Upper-Division Biology 4
Core or Language Requirement 4
Elective 4
Total semester credits 16

Senior Year

Fall

 

Credits

 
Upper-Division Biolog 4
Upper-Division Biology 4
Core 4
Elective 4
Total semester credits 16

Spring

 

Credits

 
BIOL 414 Evolution 4
Upper-Division Biology 4
Elective 4
Elective 4
Total semester credits 16