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BA Natural Science: Biology Track

Four-Year Academic Map 2018-2019

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This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2018-2019 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan.

Academic plan for freshmen that test into CHEM 161 and MATH 125


Y1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
BIOL 171 3
BIOL 171L 1
CHEM 161 (DP: Physical Science) 3
CHEM 161L (DY: Science Laboratory) 1
GEOL 111 3
GEOL 111L 1
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
Credits 15

Y1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
BIOL 172 3
BIOL 172L 1
CHEM 162 3
CHEM 162L 1
GEOL 112 (DB: Biological Science) 3
GEOL 112L 1
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
Credits 15

Y2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MATH 125 or MATH 241 (FQ: Quantitative Reasoning) 3
BIOL 125 or BIOL 270 3
BIOL 281 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
GL: Language Arts 3
Credits 15

Y2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
BIOL 275 (DB: Biological Science) and GE GCC) 3
BIOL 275L 1
BIOL 280 3
DS: Social Science I 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 16

Y3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 151 3
PHYS 151L 1
BIOL 357 3
GE HPP 3
WI Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 16

Y3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 152 3
PHYS 152L 1
Allied Science Elective [UD] 3
Biology Focus Elective [UD] 3
GQR: Quantitative Reasoning 3
Credits 13

Y4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
Allied Science Elective [UD] 3
Biology Focus Elective [UD] 3
DS: Social Science II 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Y4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
NSCI 476 WI 3
Allied Science Elective [UD] 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes:

  1. Minimum number of upper division credits for the Biology track is 24.
  2. Students may petition to count BIOL 280 (Biostatistics) as a Quantitative Reasoning course in order to take another elective.