2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Biology, Bachelor of Science - Pre-Professional Concentration

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 45
Major Requirements 46
Electives 3
Other Requirements 26
Total Credit Hours 120

Biology 3 Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
BIO 110
110L
General Biology
and General Biology Laboratory
4
BIO 111
111L
General Biology II
and General Biology II Laboratory
4
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
Select one of the following: 3
History of World Societies I  
American National Government  
Introduction to Sociology  
MTH 151 College Algebra 3
MTH 153 College Algebra & Trigonometry 3
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3
 Credits31
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
BIO 260
260L
Integrative Zoology
and Integrative Zoology Laboratory
4
BIO 261
261L
General Botany
and General Botany Laboratory
4
BIO 263
263L
Vertebrate Embryology
and Vertebrate Embryology Lab
4
 
CHM 221
221L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
CHM 222
222L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Laboratory
4
MTH 184 Calculus I 4
XXX 111Intro to French, Spanish, German or Arabic 3
XXX 112Intro to French, Spanish, German or Arabic 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
 Credits34
Third Year
Select one of the following: 4
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology
and Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory
 
Human Anatomy
and Human Anatomy Laboratory
 
BIO 263
263L
Vertebrate Embryology
and Vertebrate Embryology Lab
4
BIO 351
351L
Principles of Genetics
and Principles of Genetics Laboratory
4
CHM 321 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 322 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHM 321L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 2
CHM 322L Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (Select One Cultural Elective) 2
African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT (Select One Cultural Elective)  
PHY 152 General Physics 3
PHY 153 General Physics 3
PHY 152L General Physics Laboratory I 1
PHY 153L General Physics Laboratory II 1
 Credits30
Fourth Year
Select one of the following: 4
General Physiology
and General Physiology Laboratory
 
Plant Physiology
and Plant Physiology Laboratory
 
BIO 351
351L
Principles of Genetics
and Principles of Genetics Laboratory
4
BIO 364 Seminar and Colloquium in Biology 1
Select one Humanities Elective of the following: 3
Basic Art Appreciation  
Humanties  
Music Appreciation  
Introduction to World Literature  
BIO 469 Biochemistry 3
BIO 469L Biochemistry Laboratory 1
Select two Cultural Electives of the following: 6
African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT  
African/Afro-American Art  
African-American History  
African-American History Since 1865  
African American Health  
African-American Music  
XXXFree Elective 3
 Credits25
 Total Credits120

All Biology courses require students to take both lecture (3 credits) and lab (1 credit) with the exception of BIO 364 Seminar and Colloquium in Biology and BIO 495 Biostatistics. The lab for BIO 474 Molecular Biology is 2 credits.