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B.S. Biology Pre-Professional

Biololgy 3 - BS Biology Pre-professional

First Year  
BIO 110/110L General Biology I 4 credit hours
BIO 111/111L General Biology II 4 credit hours
ENG 101 Communications Skills I 3 credit hours
ENG 102 Communications 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 and Trigonometry 3 credit hours
Social Science Select from HIS 100, POS 100 or SOC 110 3 credit hours
SEM 101 Spartan Seminar 101 1 credit hour
SEM 102 Spartan Seminar 102 1 credit hour
Total Credit Hours 28 Credit Hours

 

Second Year  
BIO 260/260L Integrative Zoology 4 credit hours
BIO 261/261L General Botany 4 credit hours
BIO 271/271L Ecology OR BIO 278/278L Cell Biology OR BIO 350/350L Parasitology OR BIO 362/362L Histology 4 credit hours
CHM 221/221L General Chemistry I 4 credit hours
CHM 222/222L General Chemistry II 4 credit hours
MTH 184 Calculus 4 credit hours
XXX 111 Introduction to French, Spanish or Arabic I 3 credit hours
XXX 112 Introduction to French, Spanish or Arabic II 3 credit hours
SCM 285 Principles of Speech 3 credit hours
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1 credit hour
Total Credit Hours 34 credit hours

 

Third Year  
BIO 270/270L Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology BIO 272/272L OR Human Anatomy 4 credit hours
BIO 263/263L Embryology 4 credit hours
BIO 310/310L General Microbiology 4 credit hours
CHM 321/321L Organic Chemistry I 5 credit hours
CHM 322/322L Organic Chemistry II 5 credit hours
PHY 152/152L General Physics I 4 credit hours
PHY 153/153L General Physics II 4 credit hours
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours 33 credit hours

 

Fourth Year  
BIO 351/351L Principles of Genetics 4 credit hours
BIO 364 Seminar and Colloquium in Biology 1 credit hour
BIO 459/459L General Physiology OR BIO 461/461L Plant Physiology 4 credit hours
BIO 469/469L Biochemistry 4 credit hours
XXX Cultural Elective * 3 credit hours
XXX Cultural Elective * 3 credit hours
XXX Humanities Elective** 3 credit hours
XXX Free Elective 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours 25 credit hours

 

* HIS 335, HIS 336, MUS 234, HRP 320, ENG 383, FIA 370
** FIA 201, MUS 301, ENG 207, HUM 210, HUM 211

The following courses are only offered during the fall semester:

  • BIO 270/270L Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology
  • BIO 271/271L Ecology
  • BIO 362/362L Histology
  • BIO 459/459L General Physiology
  • BIO 495 Biostatistics

The following courses are only offered during the spring semester:

  • BIO 263/263L Embryology
  • BIO 272/272L Human Anatomy
  • BIO 350/350L Parasitology
  • BIO 461/461 Plant Physiology
  • BIO 474/474L Molecular Biology
  • BIO 485 Immunology (can be taken as free elective)