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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-C105/C125 GE5
Written Communications ENG-W131 GE3
First Year Seminar COAS-FY104 GE1
Total: 14
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Biology BIOL-L102 or L101 GE5
Chemistry CHEM-C106/C126 GE5
Mathematics MATH-M119 or M215 (may depend on placement score) GE3-5
Oral Communication SPCH-121 GE3
Total: 16-18

Suggested Year 2 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Developmental Biology PLSC-B373, BIOL-L317/Z318, or PLSC-B375 with permission 5
Molecular Biology BIOL-L2113
Organic Chemistry I w/Lab CHEM-C341/C3435
Ethical Reasoning or Diversity Course GE3
Total: 16
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Genetics BIOL-L311/L3196
Organic Chemistry II w/Lab CHEM-C342/C3445
Statistics MATH-K3003
Total: 14

Suggested Year 3 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Organismal Diversity Course MICR-M310/M3155
Social Behavioral Science GE3
Physics I PHYS-P201 or P2215
Written Communications II ENG-W231, W234, or W290 GE3
Total: 16
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Physiology PHSL-P416/P418 or PLSC-B3705
Physics II PHYS-P202 or P2225
Biochemistry CHEM-C4843
Art or Humanities Course GE 3
Total: 16

Suggested Year 4 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Evolution BIOL-L3185
Ecology BIOL-L473/L4745
General Elective3
Total: 13
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Cell Biology BIOL-L3123
Required Biology Elective (must be at 300-level or above)5-6
Senior Seminar BIOL-L4031
Gen. Ed. Elective GE3
General Elective3
Total: 15-16

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