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Bachelor of Science in Biology

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Suggested Course Sequencing

Disclaimer: The list below provides an example of requirements & suggested course sequencing for new students. Actual program requirements will vary depending on the date of enrollment in the program. Please consult the appropriate catalog for official degree/program requirements.

Fall Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
HUM 102 First Year Experience 3 credits
BIO 100 General Biology/Lab* OR  
    BIO 220     Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab 4 credits
ENG 100 English Composition I 3 credits
  General Education - Quantitative Reasoning 3 credits
Total 13 credits

Spring Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 221 Anatomy and Physiology II (if completed BIO 220) OR  
    BIO 202     Botany* 4 credits
ENG 101 English Composition II 3 credits
  General Education Elective 3 credits
  General Education Elective (concentration/minor) 3-4 credits
Total 13-14 credits

Fall Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
  General Education Elective 3 credits
  General Education - Information Fluency 4 credits
CHY 100 Chemistry I with Lab 4 credits
MAT 351 Statistics I 3 credits
  General Education Elective (concentration/minor) 3-4 credits
Total 17-18 credits

Spring Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 202 Botany 4 credits
BIO 204 Zoology with Lab 4 credits
CHY 101 Chemistry II with Lab 4 credits
  General Education Elective (oral communication) 3 credits
  General Education Elective (concentration/minor) 3-4 credits
Total 18-19 credits

Fall Semester Junior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 320 Genetics OR  
      General Education Elective (concentration/minor) 3-4 credits
CHY 310 Organic Chemistry I with Lab OR  
      General Education Elective (concentration/minor) 3-4 credits
  General Education Electives (concentration/minor) 9-12 credits
Total 15-20 credits

Spring Semester Junior Year 

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 339 Research Methods and Techniques* 3 credits
BIO 352 Ecology* 3 credits
BIO 353 Microbiology with Lab OR  
    CHY 300/BIO 301     Biochemistry with Lab OR  
      General Education Elective (concentration/minor) 3-4 credits
  General Education Electives (concentration/minor) 6-8 credits
Total 15-18 credits

Fall Semester Senior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 320 Genetics OR 4 credits
      General Education Elective (concentration/minor) 3-4 credits
BIO 498 Senior Project* 3 credits
  General Education Electives (concentration/minor) 9-12 credits
Total 15-19 credits

Spring Semester Senior Year

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 353 Microbiology with Lab OR 4 credits
    CHY 300/BIO 301     Biochemistry with Lab OR 4 credits
      General Education Elective (concentration/minor) 3-4 credits
  General Education Electives (concentration/minor) 12-16 credits
Total 15-20 credits

* Field experience course that should be taken in the semester and year listed