2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Biology, Bachelor of Science (DNIMAS) Track

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements 47
Electives 6
Other Requirements 27
Total Credit Hours 120

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
APS 110 Applied Science Seminar 0
APS 111 Applied Science Seminar 0
BIO 110H
BIO 110L
Honors General Biology
and General Biology Laboratory
4
BIO 260
260L
Integrative Zoology
and Integrative Zoology Laboratory
4
CHM 221 General Chemistry I 3
CHM 221L General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
CHM 222 General Chemistry II 3
CHM 222L General Chemistry II Laboratory 1
ENG 101H Honors College English I 3
ENG 102H Honors College English II 3
MTH 184H Honors Calclulus I 4
MTH 251H Honors Calculus II 4
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
 Credits33
Second Year
APS 210 Applied Science Seminar 0
APS 211 Applied Science Seminar 0
BIO 261
261L
General Botany
and General Botany Laboratory
4
BIO 310
310L
General Microbiology
and General Microbiology Laboratory
4
CHM 321 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 321L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 2
CHM 322 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHM 322L Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2
CSC 170 Computer Programming I 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
ENG 285H Honors Public Speaking 3
XXX XXXSocial Science Elective 3
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
 Credits30
Third Year
APS 310 Applied Science Seminar 0
APS 311 Applied Science Seminar 0
BIO 270
270L
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology
and Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory
4
BIO 362
362L
Histology and Microtechnique
and Histology & Microtechnique Laboratory
4
CHM 431 Biochemistry I 3
CHM 431L Biochemistry I Laboratory 2
CHM 432 Biochemistry II 3
CHM 432L Biochemistry II Laboratory 2
CSC 200 Advanced Computer Concepts 3
PHY 160 University Physics I 4
PHY 160L University Physics Laboratory I 1
PHY 161 University Physics II 4
PHY 161L University Physics Laboratory II 1
 Credits31
Fourth Year
APS 410 Applied Science Seminar 0
APS 411 Applied Science Seminar 0
BIO 351
351L
Principles of Genetics
and Principles of Genetics Laboratory
4
BIO 364 Seminar and Colloquium in Biology 1
BIO 459 General Physiology 3
BIO 474
474L
Molecular Biology
and Molecular Biology Laboratory
5
BIO 495 Biostatistics 3
ENG 203/303 Advanced Communication Skills 3
Select one BIO XXX Elective: 4
Vertebrate Embryology
or Cell Biology
 
Select one of the following Humanities Electives: 3
Humanties  
Music Appreciation  
Basic Art Appreciation  
Introduction to World Literature  
 Credits26
 Total Credits120

All Biology courses with the exception of BIO 459 General Physiology and BIO 495 Biostatistics require both lecture (3 credits) and lab (1 credit).