4 Year Degree Plans

Bachelor of Science in Biology

School of Sciences

*This is an example of a four year degree plan. Please see your advisor for more details.

  • Freshman, Fall (17 cr. hrs.)

    SHSS-E 105 SMI Freshmen Learning Community, 1 cr.

    CHEM-C 105/125 Principles of Chemistry I Lecture and Lab, 5 cr.
    BIOL-L 105 Introduction to Biology, 5 cr.
    ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I, 3 cr.
    MATH-M 125 Precalculus Mathematics, 3 cr.
  • Freshman, Spring (16 cr. hrs.)

    CHEM-C 106/126 Principles of Chemistry II Lecture and Lab, 5 cr.

    MATH-M 126 Trigonometric Functions, 3 cr.
    BIOL-L 211/213 Molecular Biology Lecture and Lab, 5 cr.
    SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking, 3 cr.
  • Sophomore, Fall (13 cr. hrs.)

    MATH-K 310 Statistics Techniques, 3 cr.

    CHEM-C 341/343 Organic Chemistry I and Lab, 5 cr.
    ENG-W 132 Elementary Composition II, 3 cr.
    MATH-M 215 Calculus, 5 cr.
  • Sophomore, Spring (15 cr. hrs.)

    INFO-I 101 Introduction to Informatics, 4 cr.
    CHEM-C 342/343 Organic Chemistry II, 5 cr.

    BIOL-L 203 Evolution and Diversity of Life, 3 cr.
    CHEM-C 483 or BIOL-L 321 or BIOL-L 345 Biological Chemistry or Principles of Immunol or Vert Biology, 3 cr.
  • Junior, Fall (17 cr. hrs.)

    BIOL-L 473/474 Ecology Lecture and Lab, 5 cr.

    BIOL-L 490 Independent Study in Biology Research, 3 cr.
    Elective: Fine Arts/Performing Class, 3 cr.
    PHYS-P 201 or 221or 222 Physics I, 5 cr.
  • Junior, Spring (14 cr. hrs.)

    BIOL-L 364 Principles of Genetics, 3 cr.
    PHSY-P 202 or 222 Physics II, 5 cr.
    Develomental Anatomy, 5 cr.

    Social/Behav Sc Elective, 3 cr.
  • Senior, Fall (16 cr. hrs.)

    MICR-M 310/315 Microbiology Lect and Lab, 5 cr.
    INFO-I 356 Globalization - Where we fit in, 3 cr.

    PHSL-P 416/418 Comparative Animal Biology, 5 cr.
  • Senior, Spring (12 cr. hrs.)

    Any ENG-L or ENG-E course, 3 cr.

    CHEM-C 483 or BIOL-L 321 Biological Chemistry or Principles of Immunology, 3 cr.
    BIOL-L 403 Biology Seminar, 3 cr.
    Any ENG-L or ENG-W course Literature course, 3 cr.

* Please see your advisor for the most current class details.