4 Year Graduation Plan

4-yr-plan-grads

Recommended Schedule of Classes For Biological Sciences Majors

Year One

Fall semester (total credit hours: 14)
Course Credits
ENGL 103 3
MATH 155 3
BIOS 208 3
BIOS 210 1
CHEM 210 3
CHEM 212 1
Spring semester (total credit hours: 15)
Course Credits
ENGL 203 3
MATH 211 or MATH 229 4
BIOS 209 3
BIOS 211 1
CHEM 211 3
CHEM 213 1

Year Two

Fall semester (total credit hours: 16-18)
Course Credits
Knowledge Domain 3
Knowledge Domain 3
MATH 230 or STAT 200 4
CHEM 330 or CHEM 336  1
Optional CHEM 332 lab but recommended for pre-professional and CHEM minor (1)
BIOS elective 3 or 4
Spring semester (total credit hours: 15-18)
Course Credits
Human Diversity 3
Knowledge Domain 4
CHEM 331 or 337 3
Optional CHEM 333 lab but recommended for pre-professional and CHEM minor (1)
BIOS elective 3 or 4
BIOS elective 3 or 4

Year Three

Fall semester (total credit hours: 15)
Course Credits
Knowledge Domain 3
PHYS 210 or 253 4
BIOS 308 5
COMS 100 3
Spring semester (total credit hours: 13-15)
Course Credits
Knowledge Domain 3
PHYS 211 or 273 4
BIOS elective 3 or 4
BIOS elective 3 or 4

Year Four

Fall semester (total credit hours: 12-15)
Course Credits
Knowledge Domain 3
BIOS elective 3 or 4
BIOS elective 3 or 4
BIOS elective 3 or 4
Spring semester (total credit hours: 13-16)
Course Credits
Knowledge Domain 3
BIOS 494 1
BIOS elective 3 or 4
BIOS elective 3 or 4
BIOS elective 3 or 4

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