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Department of Biology

Department of Biology

Biological Sciences Department Curriculum


*New curriculum effective SPRING 2018 or if you have had more than one semester break in your matriculation in the Biology program

 (General Biology Concentration - new curriculum effective Spring 2018)

Course Number/Title Hours
Freshman Year
FYE 101/102 - First Year Experience 2
ENG 101 - Freshman Composition I 3
ENG 102 - Freshman Composition II 3
BIOL 113 - Principles of Biology Lecture I 3
BIOL 115 - Principles of Biology Lab I 1
BIOL 114 - Principles of Biology Lecture II 3
BIOL 116 - Principles of Biology Lab II 1
CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I (Fall Semester) 3
CHEM 113 - General Chemistry I Lab (Fall Semester) 1
CHEM 112 - General Chemistry II (Spring Semester) 3
CHEM 114 - General Chemistry II Lab (Spring Semester) 1
MATH 147 - Precalculus I 3
MATH 148 - Precalculus II 3
Total 30
Sophomore Year
History (HIST 101 – Western Civilization) 3
BIOL 202 - Developmental Biology Lect./ Lab 4
BIOL 206 - Ecology Lect./ Lab 4
BIOL 207 - Principles of Anatomy & Physiology Lecture 3
BIOL 207L - Principles of Anatomy & Physiology Lab 1
PHYS 109 - Fundamentals of Physics I (Fall Semester) 3
PHYS 111 – Fundamentals of Physics I  Lab (Fall Semester) 1
PHYS 110 – Fundamentals of Physics II (Spring Semester) 3
PHYS 112 - Fundamentals of Physics II Lab (Spring Semester) 1
GET 300- Rising Junior Examination 0
CHEM 223 - Organic Chemistry I (Fall Semester) 3
CHEM 225 - Organic Chemistry I Lab. (Fall Semester) 1
CHEM 224 - Organic Chemistry II (Spring Semester) 3
CHEM  226 - Organic Chemistry II Lab. (Spring Semester) 1
Total 31
Junior Year
MATH 153 - Calculus I 3
Social Sciences (ECON 201 - Macroeconomics) 3
Social Sciences (SOC 101 - Introduction to Social Science) 3
ENG 207 - Intro to Technical Writing 3
THEA 212 - Fundamentals: Public Speaking 3
BIOL 302 - Genetics Lect./ Lab 4
BIOL 304 - Introductory Microbiology Lect./ Lab 4
Humanities/Foreign Language Elective 3
Humanities/Foreign Language Elective 3
CHEM 461 - Biochemistry (Fall Semester) 3
Total 32
Senior Year
Fine and Performing Arts Elective (ART 210 - Intro. to Fine and Performing Arts) 3
BIOL 408 - Seminar 1
BIOL 459/461 - Cell & Molecular Biology I Lect./Lab. (Fall Semester) 4
BIOL 463/465 - Cell & Molecular Biology II Lect./Lab. (Spring Semester) 4
BIOL 499 - Senior Project 3
Electives* 12
Total 27
   
Total Degree Requirements for General Biology Concentration 120**
   

*Electives must be approved by Department Head or Academic Advisor

Click here for Spring 2018 Curriculum Sheet (PDF)