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Curriculum


Program requirements for the B.A. and B.S. in Biology program. 

Program Requirements


Bio 101 General Biology I - 4
Bio 102 General Biology II - 4
Bio 211 General Physiology - 4
Bio 223 Ecology - 4
Bio 307 Genetics - 3
Bio 321 Cell Physiology - 3
Bio 443 Molec Biology - 4
Biology Electives 1 - 2
Chem 205 Organic Chemistry I - 4
Chem 206 Organic Chemistry II - 4
Phys 202 General Physics II - 4 Math 112 Calculus & Anal. Geo. I or Math 203 Statistics - 3 or 4

Total: 67 or 68 Credits

 

General Education Requirements 2


Engl C101 Composition & Rhetoric - 3
Math 110 Calculus & Anal. Geo. I - 4
Hum C201 Humanities - 3
Humanities Elective - 3
FA C 101 Fine Arts - 3
SoSc C201 Social Science - 3
Social Science Elective - 3
Chem 103 General Chemistry I - 4
Chem 104 General Chemistry II - 4
Phys 201 General Physics I - 4
Bio 100 Biology First Year Seminar - 3
Caps C390 Capstone Seminar - 3

Total: 40 Credits
Electives: 16 Credits
Total Semester Hours: 120

  1. Biology and cognate courses at the 200 level or higher. The B.A. degree only requires 16 credit hours of Biology electives.
  2. The B.A. degree also requires 6 credit hours of a foreign language.

Sample Schedule

FRESHMAN YEAR


Bio 101 General Biology I (4 semester credit hours)
Bio 102 General Biology II (4 semester credit hours)
Chem 103 General Chemistry I (4 semester credit hours)
Chem 104 General Chemistry II (4 semester credit hours)
Engl 101 Composition & Rhetoric (3 semester credit hours)
Math 109 Precalculus (4 semester credit hours)
Social Science (3 semester credit hours)
Bio 100 Biology First Year Seminar (3 semester credit hours)

29 Credit hours

SOPHOMORE YEAR


Bio 211 General Physiology (4 semester credit hours)
Bio 223 Ecology (4 semester credit hours)
Chem 205 Organic Chemistry I (4 semester credit hours)
Chem 206 Organic Chemistry II (4 semester credit hours)
Humanities (3 semester credit hours)
Foreign Language (6 semester credit hours; BA only)
Social Science (3 semester credit hours)
Fine Art (3 semester credit hours)

31 Credit hours

JUNIOR YEAR AND SENIOR YEAR


Bio 307 Genetics (3 semester credit hours)
Bio 321 Cell Physiology (3 semester credit hours)
Bio 343 Molecular Biology (4 semester credit hours)
Bio Biology Electives (22 semester credit hours)
Humanities Elective (3 semester credit hours)
Caps 390 Capstone Seminar (3 semester credit hours)
Phys 201 General Physics I (4 semester credit hours)
Phys 202 General Physics II (4 semester credit hours)
Electives (18 semester credit hours)

60 Credit hours

Total Semester Hours : 120