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Please consult the description of the General Education program in this catalog for a list of General Education goals and objectives and the courses included on the menus for the various goals. The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.

Freshman Year

 First Semester - 15 credits

Course

Credits

BIO 120 General Zoology                                                                       

4 crs.

CHE 101 General Chemistry I

4 crs.

ENG 101 English Composition I

3 crs.

UNI 100 First-Year Seminar

1 cr.

General Education Course

3 crs.

 

 

 Second Semester - 17 credits

Course

Credits

BIO 125 General Botany

4 crs.

CHE 102 General Chemistry II                                                                 

4 crs.

ENG 102 English Composition II

3 crs.

MAT 273 Applied Calculus OR MAT 281 Calculus I

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

 

 

Sophomore Year

 

Third Semester - 14 credits

Course

Credits

BIO 215 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology                              

4 crs.

PHY 121 General Physics I

4 crs.

Free Elective

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

 

Fourth Semester - 15 credits

Course

Credits

BIO 248 General Ecology                                        

4 crs.

CHE 331 Organic Chemistry I                                                               

4 crs.

PHY 122  General Physics II

4 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

 

Junior Year

 

Fifth Semester - 15 credits

Course

Credits

BIO 3XX Anatomy or Physiology Course                        

4 crs.

BIO 318 Genetics

4 crs.

CHE 341 Organic Chemistry II (lecture)

3 crs.

CHE 342 Organic Chemistry II (lab)

1 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs. 

 

Sixth Semester - 17 credits

Course

Credits

BIO 3XX Anatomy or Physiology Course                        

4 crs.

MAT 215 Statistics

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Related Electives

7 crs.

 

Senior Year

 

Seventh Semester - 13-14 credits

Course

Credits

BIO 478 Evolution                                                 

3 crs.

ENS 495 Design and Analysis

3 crs.

CHE XXX Upper Division Chemistry                                                         

3/4 crs.

Related Elective

4 crs.

 
 

Eighth Semester -- 12-13 credits

Course

Credits

Free Elective                                                        

3-4 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Related Elective

3 crs.

General Education EMA                                                                       

3 crs.