BS Biology

Dear Biology Major:

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed below each year are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. A sample schedule is provided as a general guideline to help you build a schedule each term. Your courses must be selected with your advisor to satisfy all core curriculum and state, lab science, and multicultural requirements. Refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for the most current curriculum.

Year 1

Fall Hrs.
ENGL 1101 3
MATH 1112 OR 1113 3
HIST 2111 OR 2112 3
BIOL 1107 4
BIOL 1100 1
Total hours 14
Spring Hrs.
ENGL 1102 3
MATH 2261 4
BIOL 1108 4
POLS 1101 3
PERS 2XXX 2
Total hours 16

Milestones: Math, Biology, and English require "C" or better. ≥ 2.0 GPA Completed BIOL 1107-BIOL 1108 sequence.

Year 2

Fall Hrs.
BIOL 3200 3
CHEM 1211 and 1211L 4
ENGL 2111, 2112, or 2113 3
AREA E Elective 3
PERS 2XXX 2
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
BIOL 3250 4
CHEM 1212 and 1212L 4
Upper-level Biology Elective 4
Area E Elective 3
Total hours 15

Milestones: Biology and Chemistry require "C" or better. ≥ 2.0 GPA, if less, discuss other major options with advisor. If GPA is less than 3.0, no longer pre­-med competitive; discuss with advisor or consider switching to the BA in Biology.

Year 3

Fall Hrs.
CHEM 3401 4
PHYS 1111 4
Upper-level Biology Elective 4
MATH 2620 3
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
CHEM 3402 4
PHYS 1112 4
Upper-level Biology Elective 4
Area C Elective 3
Total hours 15

Milestones: Biology, Chemistry,Math, and Physics require "C" or better. GPA ≥3.0 minimum. Schedule and take GRE, MCAT, etc.

Year 4

Fall Hrs.
CHEM 3601 3
Upper-level Biology Electives 12
Total hours 15
Spring Hrs.
BIOL 4900 1
BIOL 4950 2
General Electives 12
Total hours 15

Milestones: Biology and Chemistry require "C" or better. GPA ≥ 3.0 minimum. Submit applications to professional schools. Graduate and celebrate that you have a STEM degree.