Plan of Study

Sample Curriculum by SemesterShown below is a sample curriculum indicating how a student could complete the B.S. in Biological and Physical Sciences degree program in four years. All courses are currently taught on the IU Kokomo campus unless otherwise noted.

Key-

F = Fall offering

S = Spring offering

Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Variable 100 Level Science Prerequisite (5 cr)

MATH-M 215 Calculus I (F) (5 cr)

ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I (F, S) (3 cr)

E105 Topics in Science and Mathematics (1 cr)

Variable Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective (F, S) (3 cr)

Total:     (17 cr)

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Variable 100 Level Science Prerequisite (5 cr)

Variable 100 Level Science Prerequisite (3-5 cr)

SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking (F, S) (3 cr)

ENG-W 132 Elementary Composition II (F, S) (3 cr)

Total:     (14-16 cr)

       Sophomore Year – Fall Semester

Variable 200 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

Variable 200 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

MATH-K 310 Statistical Techniques (F, S) (3 cr)

Variable Humanities and Arts Elective (3 cr)

Variable Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective (F, S) (3 cr)

Total:     (15-19 cr)

Sophomore Year – Spring Semester

Variable 200 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

Variable 200 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

Variable 300/400 Level Science Course with a Lab (5 cr)

Variable Ethics or Philosophy (3 cr)

Total:     (14-16 cr)

 Junior Year – Fall Semester

Variable 300/400 Level Science Course with a Lab (5 cr)

Variable 300/400 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

Variable Computer or Informatics Course (3 cr)

Variable Cultural Diversity Class (3 cr)

Total: (14-16 cr)

 Junior Year – Spring Semester

Variable 300/400 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

Variable 300/400 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

Variable Elective Course (F, S) (3 cr)

Variable Elective Course (F, S) (3 cr)

Total: (12-16 cr)

 Senior Year – Fall Semester

Variable 300/400 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

Variable 300/400 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

Variable Elective Course (F, S) (3 cr)

Variable Elective Course (F, S) (3 cr)

Total: (12-16 cr)

 Senior Year – Spring Semester

Variable 300/400 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

Variable 300/400 Level Science Course (3-5 cr)

Variable Capstone or Internship (3 cr)

Variable Elective Course (F, S) (3 cr)

Total: (12-16 cr)