Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Biology - Concentration in General Biology, B.S.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirements (35 hours)

B. Major Requirements (60 hours)

1. Core Courses (31 hours)

BIOL 101General Biology for Majors I

4

BIOL 102General Biology for Majors II

4

BIOL 210Genetics

4

BIOL 220General Zoology

4

BIOL 221General Botany

4

BIOL 341Microbiology

4

BIOL 352Molecular Biology/Lab

4

BIOL 486Scientific Communication and Capstone

3

2. Core Electives (29 hours)

BIOL 300General Ecology

4

BIOL 304Organic Evolution

3

BIOL 307Human Physiology

4

BIOL 487Statistical Applications in the Sciences

3

CHEM 302Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 302LOrganic Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 401Biochemistry

3

CHEM 401LBiochemistry Lab

1

Select 7 hours from BIOL 300 and/or 400 level courses
Seven (7) hours of 300 and/or 400 level BIOL courses

C. Related Area Requirements (16 hours)

CHEM 102General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 102LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 301Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

PHYS 181General Physics I

3

PHYS 181LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 182General Physics II

3

PHYS 182LGeneral Physics II Lab

1

D. Free Electives (9 hours)

*Students must obtain a minimum grade of "C" in all Major Core Requirements and Related Area Course Requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Majors in Biology General Biology

Freshman Year

First Semester

BIOL 101General Biology for Majors I

4

CHEM 101General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 101LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

ENGL 102Composition I

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

BIOL 102General Biology for Majors II

4

CHEM 102General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 102LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

MATH 118Precalculus

3

ENGL 103Composition II

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

BIOL 210Genetics

4

BIOL 220General Zoology

4

CHEM 301Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

BIOL 221General Botany

4

BIOL 341Microbiology

4

CHEM 302Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 302LOrganic Chemistry II Lab

1

Humanities and Fine Arts A

3

Humanities and Fine Arts C

2

Total Credit Hours:17

Junior Year

First Semester

PHYS 181General Physics I

3

PHYS 181LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

CHEM 401Biochemistry

3

CHEM 401LBiochemistry Lab

1

BIOL 304Organic Evolution

3

PSY 212General Psychology

3

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

PHYS 182General Physics II

3

PHYS 182LGeneral Physics II Lab

1

BIOL 300General Ecology

4

BIOL 487Statistical Applications in the Sciences

3

Social & Behavior Sciences B (1)

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Senior Year

First Semester

Select 3 hours of any BIOL 300 or 400 level Elective
BIOL 352Molecular Biology/Lab

4

BIOL 307Human Physiology

4

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

Select 4 hours of any BIOL 300 or 400 level elective.
BIOL 486Scientific Communication and Capstone

3

Free Electives

6

Total Credit Hours:13

Total Credit Hours: 120