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Courses

Enables majors to pursue graduate degrees with an option for employment at the bachelor level.
Completion of the minor requires that a student earn a C (2.0) or better in each of the required courses. Substitutions are not allowed for core courses.

First Year

Course Course Title Credit Hours
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

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BIO 260/260L Integrative Zoology 4 credit hours
BIO 261/261L General Botany 4 credit hours
BIO 271/271L
BIO 278/278L
BIO 350/350L
Ecology OR
Cell Biology OR
Parasitology
4 credit hours
CHM 221/221L General Chemistry I 4 credit hours
CHM 222/222L General Chemistry II 4 credit hours
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3 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 33 credit hours
 

Third Year

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BIO 270/ 270L
BIO 272/272L
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology 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
XXX Cultural Elective * 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours 33 credit hours
 

Fourth Year

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BIO 351/351L Principles of Genetics 4 credit hours
BIO 364 Seminar and Colloquium in Biology 1 credit hour
BIO 459/459L 
BIO 461/461L
General Physiology  OR
Plant Physiology
4 credit hours
BIO 474/474L Molecular Biology 5 credit hours
BIO 495 Biostatistics 3 credit hours
XXX Humanities Elective** 3 credit hours
XXX Cultural Elective * 3 credit hours
XXX Free Elective 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours 26 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 272/272L   Human Anatomy
BIO 274/274L  Plant Morphology
BIO 362/362L Histology
BIO 495  Biostatistics

 

The following courses are only offered during the spring semester:
BIO 253 Human Physiology
BIO 263/263L Embryology
BIO 350/350L  Parasitology
BIO 474/474L Molecular Biology
BIO 485 Immunology
(can be taken as free elective)