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Biology - Required Courses

Suggested Four-Year Course Sequence for a Bachelor of Science in Biology

Freshman

Fall

General Biology
College Writing and Research I
Introduction to Computer Applications
Faith & Reason (I00-200 level)
Freshman Year Experience I

Spring

Architecture of Information
General Biology II
Statistics I
College Writing and Research II
Critical & Analytical Thinking
Freshman Year Experience II

Sophomore

Fall

General Chemistry I
Global Consciousness I
Precalculus
Biology Course*

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)
Liberal Arts Course

Spring

Organic Chemistry II
Critical & Analytical Thinking
Biology Seminar
Liberal Arts Course
Global Consciousness II

Senior

Fall

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

Spring

General Physics II
Undergraduate Research II
Genetics
Biology Course*
*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.