Sample 4 yr Plan

     BS Degree In Biology, General Biology Track

                  Sample Four Year Sample Plan1


 

Freshman Year (option I)
30 Hrs.

Freshman Year (option II)
30 Hrs.

Sophomore Year
33 Hrs.

Fall Semester (12 Hrs.)
MATH 1111 (3) Elective
ENGL 1101 (3) Area A
HIST 1111,1112,1211 (3) Area E1
BIOL 1110  (3) Area F, Req. sup

Fall Semester (12 Hrs.)
MATH 1111 (3) Elective
ENGL 1101 (3) Area A
HIST 1111,1112,1211 (3) Area E1
COMM 1110 (3) Area B

Fall Semester (15)
 BIOL 2107 2107L (4) Area F
CHEM 2411/2411L (4) Req. sup.
GEOL 1121/1121L (4) Area D1
HIST 2111 or 2112 (3) Area E2

Spring Semester (14 Hrs.)
MATH 1113 (4) Areas A, F
CHEM 1211K (4) Area F
ENGL 1102 (3) Area A
COMM 1110  (3) Area B 

Spring Semester (14 Hrs.)
MATH 1113 (4) Areas A, F
CHEM 1211K (4) Area F
ENGL 1102 (3) Area A
BIOL 1110 (3) Area F, Req. sup.

Spring Semester (15)
BIOL 2108 /2108L (4) Area F
THEA 1100  (3) Area C1
GEOL 1122/1122L (4) Area D1
CHEM 3310/3310L (4) Req. Chem.

Summer Semester (4 Hrs.)
CHEM 1212K (4) Area F
 

Summer Semester (4 Hrs.)
CHEM 1212K (4) Area F

Summer Semester (3 Hrs.)
MATH 2063 (3) Area D2

     

 Junior Year
32 Hrs.

 Senior Year
25 Hrs.

 
Fall Semester (15 Hrs.)
BIOL 3242 (4) Req. Ecol./Evol.
BIOL 3310 (4) Req. Procaryote
PHYS 1111/1111L (4)  Elect. Free
PSYC 1101 (3) Area E4

Fall Semester (13 Hrs.)
BIOL 3134 (4) Req. Cell MB
BIOL 4424 (4) Elective upper
COMM 1154  (3) Area C2
ANTH (2) Area B

 
Spring Semester (14 Hrs.)
BIOL 4539 (3) Req. Physiol.
BIOL 3223 (4) Req. Organismal
PHYS 1112 /1112L (4) Elect. Free
BIOL 4266 (3) Elective upper Biol.2

Spring Semester (12 Hrs.)
BIOL 4245 (4) Elective upper
BIOL 4450 (4) Elective upper
BIOL 4984 (1) Req. Seminar
POLS 1101 (3) Area E3

 

Summer Semester (3 Hrs.)
BIOL 4983 (3) Elective free

 TOTAL 120 Hrs.


 

1One of many possible programs of study meets the minimum requirements for BS in Biology (see below).  This sample plan is designed to prepare a student for post-graduate studies or career in an environmentally-related field.  A student is advised NOT to pursue this plan without formally declaring a major in Biology and consulting regularly with their assigned advisor.  Students use non-assigned advisors at their own risk.

2An upper division biology elective required to meet the minimum number of hours in the major. 

Minimum requirements for BS in Biology (see reverse side for details):
1. Student must satisfy all General Education requirements (Area A-F of Core).
2. Student must complete a minimum of 39 hours of upper division courses (3000/4000 level)
3. Student must complete a minimum of 21 hours of 3000/4000 courses in the major (BIOL)
4. Student must satisfy all Requirements for the Major
5. Studentís overall GPA must be at least 2.0
6. Studentís GPA in the major (Area F and Requirements for the Major) must be at least 2.0.
7. Student must complete a minimum of 120 hours total.
8. Student must complete a minimum of 2 WAC courses (Discipline Specific Writing).         

         Updated: 3/16/09