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B.S. Biology Pre-Professional

First Year
BIO 110 General Biology and Lab I 4 credit hours
BIO 111 General Biology and Lab II 4 credit hours
ENG 101 Communication Skills I 3 credit hours
ENG 102 Communication Skills II 3 credit hours
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2 credit hours
PED 100 Fundamentals of Fitness for Life 1 credit hour
MTH 151 College Algebra 3 credit hours
MTH 153 College Algebra & Trigonometry 3 credit hours
Social Science: HIS 100 or POS 100 or SOC 110 3 credit hours
IUL 101 Introduction to University Life 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours 29 credit hours
 
 
Second Year
BIO 260 General Zoology and Lab 4 credit hours
BIO 261 General Botany and Lab 4 credit hours
BIO 271 Ecology or BIO 278 Cell Biology
or BIO 350 Parasitology or BIO 362 Histology and Lab
4 credit hours
CHM 221 General Chemistry I 3 credit hours
CHM 221L General Chemistry I Lab 1 credit hour
CHM 222 General Chemistry II 3 credit hours
CHM 222L General Chemistry II Lab 1 credit hour
MTH 184 Calculus 4 credit hours
FRN 111 Introduction to French, Spanish, German or Arabic 3 credit hours
FRN 112 Introduction to French, Spanish, German or Arabic 3 credit hours
SCM 285 Principles of Speech 3 credit hours
ENG 299 Writing Competency Exam 0 credit hours
Total Credit Hours 33 credit hours
 
 
Third Year
BIO 263 Vertebrate Embryology and Lab 4 credit hours
BIO 270 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates and Lab 4 credit hours
BIO 310 General Microbiology and Lab 4 credit hours
CHM 321 Organic Chemistry I 3 credit hours
CHM 321L Organic Chemistry I Lab 2 credit hours
CHM 322 Organic Chemistry II 3 credit hours
CHM 322L Organic Chemistry II Lab 2 credit hours
PHY 152 General Physics 3 credit hours
PHY 152L General Physics Lab 1 credit hour
PHY 153 General Physics 3 credit hours
PHY 153L General Physics Lab 1 credit hour
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours 33 credit hours
 
 
Fourth Year
BIO 351 Principles of Genetics and Lab 4 credit hours
BIO 364 Seminar and Colloquium in Biology 1 credit hour
BIO 459 General Physiology and Lab 4 credit hours
BIO 469 Biochemistry I 3 credit hours
BIO 469L Biochemistry I Lab 1 credit hour
Cultural Elective 1* 3 credit hours
Cultural Elective 2* 3 credit hours
Humanities Elective** 3 credit hours
Non-Restricted Elective 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours 25 credit hours


 *HIS 335 or HIS 336 or MUS 234 or HRP 320 or ENG 383
**FIA 201 or MUS 301 or ENG 207

 
Summary of Graduation Requirements
General Education Requirements 42 credit hours
Major Requirements 75 credit hours
Electives 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours 120 credit hours