Biology BS, Four-Year Plan

Biological Sciences Department, College of Arts and Sciences

Year One

Year One: Fall
  • ABIO 130 (NS)
  • ACHM 120 or TCHM 130
  • ACHM 124
  • AMAT 108 or AMAT 112 (MS)
  • Humanities Gen Ed (HU)
  • Social Science Gen Ed (SS)
Year One: Spring
  • ABIO 131
  • ACHM 121 or TCHM 131
  • ACHM 125
  • AMAT 112 or AMAT 113 or AMAT 108
  • UUNI 110 (WCI)
Year One: Summer
  • Consider coursework
  • Look for a summer job in the area of your studies

Year Two

Year Two: Fall
  • ABIO 212 or ABIO 217
  • ABIO 201
  • ACHM 220
  • ACHM 222
  • U.S. History Gen Ed (US)
  • Foreign Language Gen Ed (FL)
Year Two: Spring
  • ABIO 217 or ABIO 212
  • ABIO 202
  • ACHM 221
  • ACHM 223
  • International Perspectives Gen Ed (IP)
  • Arts Gen Ed (AR)
Year Two: Summer
  • Consider study abroad options
  • Look for shadowing opportunities if considering career in health care

ABIO 212 and ABIO 217 are offered every Fall and Spring semester.

Year Three

Year Three: Fall
  • BIO 365
  • Biology Elective
  • APHY 105
  • APHY 106
  • Challenges 21st Century Gen Ed (CH)
  • Elective
Year Three: Spring
  • BIO 330
  • Biology Lab
  • APHY 108
  • APHY 109
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Three: Summer

Consider an internship or research program

Year Four

Year Four: Fall
  • Biology Elective
  • Biology Lab
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective (as needed)
Year Four: Spring
  • Bio Elective
  • Bio Lab
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Professional Development/Elective
Year Four: Summer

Congratulations, you've completed your degree!

Notes

General Education Requirements, for students matriculating Fall 2014 and after

  • Mathematics and Statistics (MS)
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
  • Arts (AR)
  • Humanities (HU)
  • Natural Sciences (NS)
  • Social Sciences (SS)
  • International Perspectives (IP)
  • Foreign Language: One semester of collegiate study, or the equivalent, of a foreign language (FL)
  • Challenges of the 21st Century (CH)

 

Credit bearing Professional Development Options

  • RSSW 290, 291 and 390 – Community Service
  • Research within major
  • University Internship
  • Departmental Internship
  • U.S. Historical Perspectives (US)
  • Community Engaged Coursework
  • Study Abroad
  • Tutoring opportunities

This is a suggested course sequence.