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NOTE: Classes with GE next to them may also count as General Education courses

Suggested Year 1 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Biology BIOL-L101 or L102 GE5
Chemistry CHEM-C101/C121 GE5
Written Communication ENG-W131 GE3
First Year Seminar COAS-FY1041
Total: 14
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Biology BIOL-L102 or L101 GE5
Chemistry CHEM-C102/C122 GE5
Mathematics MATH-M122 or higher level GE (may depend on math placement score) 3
Social/Behavioral Science Course GE3
Total: 16

Suggested Year 2 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Developmental Biology BIOL-L317/Z318 or PLSC-B3735
Molecular Biology BIOL-L2113
Written Communication ENG-W231, W234, or W290 GE3
Oral Communication SPCH-S121 GE3
Total: 14
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Genetics BIOL-L311/L319 6
Ethical Reasoning or Diversity Course GE3
Art or Humanities Course GE 3
Information Technology Fluency CSCI-C1063
Total: 15

Suggested Year 3 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Organismal Diversity Course MICR-M310/M3155
Historical Investigation Course GE3
Foreign Language Course GE4
Gen. Ed. Elective GE3
Total: 15
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Cell Biology BIOL-L3123
Physiology PHSL-P416/P418 or PLSC-B3705
Foreign Language Course GE4
Historical Investigation Course GE3
Total: 15

Suggested Year 4 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Ecology BIOL-L473/L4735
Evolution BIOL-L3185
Foreign Language Course GE3
Social/Behavioral Science Course GE3
Total: 16
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Biology Elective (must be 300-level or above)5-6
Senior Seminar BIOL-L4031
General Elective 3
Foreign Language Course GE3
General Elective3
Total: 15-16

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