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Biology Requirements

Suggested four-year course sequence for a Bachelor of Science in Biology
 

Freshman

Fall     
General Biology
Strategies in Research & Rhetoric I
Introduction to Computer Applications
Faith & Reason (I00-200 level)
Freshman Year Experience I
Spring
Architecture of Information
General Biology II
Statistics I
Strategies in Research & Rhetoric II
Critical & Analytical Thinking
Liberal Arts Course
Freshman Year Experience II

Sophomore

Fall
General Chemistry I
Global Consciousness I
Precalculus
Spring
General Chemistry II
Ethics, Values, & Truth
Microbiology
Communication & Expression

Junior

Fall
Organic Chemistry I
Biology Course*
Liberal Arts Course
Faith & Reason (300-400 level)
Spring
Organic Chemistry II
Critical & Analytical Thinking
Biology Seminar
Liberal Arts Course

Senior

Fall

 

General Physics I
Undergraduate Research I
Liberal Arts Course
Biology Course*

Spring
General Physics II
Undergraduate Research II
Genetics
*Biology Electives – You will take four courses from at least three of these categories:
 
Category 1 (Structural Biology)|
BIO 205 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 206 Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 305 Embryology
Category 2 (Health-Related)
BIO 307 Pathophysiology
BIO 308 Virology
BIO 403 Immunology
Category 3 (Molecular Biology)
BIO 310 Cell Biology
BIO 360 Biochemistry (also listed as CHEM 360)
Category 4 (Ecology/Evolutionary Biology)
BIO 209 Evolution
BIO 306 Ecology

Please note: Course offerings are subject to change.