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  Biology 3 - B.S. Biology Pre-Professional Catalog Year 2013-2016

Pre-Professional

First Year
BIO 110 General Biology and Lab I4credit hours
BIO 111 General Biology and Lab II4credit hours
ENG 101 Communication Skills I3credit hours
ENG 102 Communication Skills II3credit hours
HED 100 Personal and Community Health2credit hours
PED 100 Fundamentals of Fitness for Life1credit hours
MTH 151 College Algebra3credit hours
MTH 153 College Algebra & Trigonometry3credit hours
Social Science: HIS 100 or POS 100 or SOC 1103 
IUL 101 Introduction to University Life3credit hour
Total Credit Hours29credit hours
 
Second Year
BIO 260 General Zoology and Lab4credit hours
BIO 261 General Botany and Lab4credit hours
BIO 271 Ecology or BIO 278 Cell Biology or BIO 350 Parasitology or BIO 362 Histology and Lab4credit hours
CHM 221 General Chemistry I3credit hours
CHM 221L General Chemistry I Lab1credit hours
CHM 222 General Chemistry II3credit hour
CHM 222L General Chemistry II Lab1credit hour
MTH 184 Calculus4credit hours
FRN 111 Introduction to French, Spanish, German or Arabic3credit hours
FRN 112 Introduction to French, Spanish, German or Arabic3credit hours
SCM 285 Principles of Speech3credit hours
ENG 299 Writing Competency Exam0credit hours
Total Credit Hours33credit hours
 
Third Year
BIO 263 Vertebrate Embryology and Lab4credit hours
BIO 270 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates and Lab4credit hours
BIO 310 General Microbiology and Lab4credit hours
CHM 321 Organic Chemistry I3credit hours
CHM 321L Organic Chemistry I Lab2credit hours
CHM 322 Organic Chemistry II3credit hours
CHM 322L Organic Chemistry II Lab2credit hours
PHY 152 General Physics3credit hours
PHY 152L General Physics Lab1credit hours
PHY 153 General Physics3credit hour
PHY 153L General Physics Lab1credit hour
CSC 150 Computer Literacy3 
Total Credit Hours33credit hours
 
Fourth Year
BIO 351 Principles of Genetics and Lab4credit hours
BIO 364 Seminar and Colloquium in Biology1credit hours
BIO 459 General Physiology and Lab4credit hours
BIO 469 Biochemistry I3credit hours
BIO 469L Biochemistry I Lab1credit hour
Cultural Elective 1*3credit hours
Cultural Elective 2*3credit hours
Humanities Elective**3credit hours
Non-Restricted Elective3 
Total Credit Hours25credit 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 Requirements42credit hours
Major Requirements75credit hours
Electives3credit hours
Total120credit hours