Sample Course Plan

Here is an example of a course plan that would fulfill the requirements of the Biology major.  Courses in italics are part of the core curriculum.

Freshman Fall:
BIOL 160 Introduction to Organismal Biology
CHEM 107 Principles of Chemistry
MATH 123 College Algebra or above
English course (ENGL 110 Expository Writing)

Freshman Spring:
BIOL 161 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology
CHEM 108 Principles of Chemistry and Quantitative Analysis
MATH 200 Precalculus
General Education course

Sophomore Fall:
Physiology course OR
   Biology elective
CHEM 207 Organic Chemistry I
General Education courses

Sophomore Spring:
BIOL 260 Cell Biology
CHEM 208 Organic Chemistry II (if needed)
Physiology course OR
   Biology elective
1-2 General Education courses

Junior Fall:
BIOL 301 Genetics
MATH 208 Biostatistics
Biology elective
General Education course

Junior Spring:
BIOL 406 Methods in Biological Research I
1-2 Biology electives
1-2 General Education courses

Senior Fall:
BIOL 407 Methods in Biological Research II
1-2 Biology electives
1-2 General Education courses

Senior Spring:
BIOL 402 Processes of Organic Evolution
1-2 Biology electives
1-2 General Education courses