Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Biology - Concentration in Molecular Biology/Biotechnology, B.S.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirements (35 hours)

B. Major Requirements (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

C. Related Area Requirements (16 hours)

PHYS 181General Physics I

3

PHYS 181LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 182General Physics II

3

PHYS 182LGeneral Physics II Lab

1

CHEM 102General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 102LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 301Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

D. Concentration Requirements (29 hours)

BIOL 380Cell Biology

3

BIOL 487Statistical Applications in the Sciences

3

BIOL 499Biological Research

3

CHEM 401Biochemistry

3

CHEM 401LBiochemistry Lab

1

CSC 114Introduction to Computer Science

3

CSC 115Programming I

3

CHEM 302Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 302LOrganic Chemistry II Lab

1

Select 6 hours from BIOL 300 and/or 400 level courses

Select (6) hours of 300 and/or 400 level BIOL courses

E. Free Electives (9 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Majors in Biology Molecular Biology/Biotechnology

Freshman Year

First Semester

BIOL 101General Biology for Majors I

4

CHEM 101General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 101LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

ENGL 102Composition I

3

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

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

ENGL 103Composition II

3

MATH 165Calculus of Single Variable I

4

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Total Credit Hours:16

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

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year

First Semester

BIOL 487Statistical Applications in the Sciences

3

CHEM 401Biochemistry

3

CHEM 401LBiochemistry Lab

1

PHYS 181General Physics I

3

PHYS 181LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

PSY 212General Psychology

3

CSC 114Introduction to Computer Science

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

BIOL 352Molecular Biology/Lab

4

PHYS 182General Physics II

3

PHYS 182LGeneral Physics II Lab

1

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

Biology 300-400 Elective 2

2

Social & Behavior Science Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Senior Year

First Semester

BIOL 380Cell Biology

3

BIOL 499Biological Research

3

CSC 115Programming I

3

Humanities and Fine Arts C

2

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

BIOL 486Scientific Communication and Capstone

3

Biology 300-400 Elective 3

3

Free Electives

6

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 120