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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 GE 5
Chemistry CHEM-C105/C125 GE5
Written Communication ENG-W1313
Oral Communication SPCH-S121 GE3
Total: 16
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Biology BIOL-L102 or L101 GE 5
Chemistry CHEM-C106/C126 GE5
Mathematics MATH-M215 or M1193-5
First Year Seminar COAS-FY1041
Total: 14-16
Summer Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Organic Chemistry I w/Lab CHEM-C341/C343 5
Organic Chemistry II w/Lab CHEM-C342/C3445
Total: 10

Suggested Year 2 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Developmental Biology BIOL-L317/Z318 or PLSC-B3735
Molecular Biology BIOL-L2113
Physics I PHYS-P201 or P2215
Written Communication II ENG-W231, W234, or W290 GE3
Total: 16
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Genetics BIOL-L311/L3196
Physics II PHYS-P202 or P2225
Ethical Reasoning or Diversity Course GE3
Statistics MATH-K3003
Total: 17
Summer Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Organismal Diversity Elective PLSC-B364 OR ZOOL-Z373/Z3835
Arts or Humanities Course GE3
Social/Behavioral Science GE 3
Total: 11

Suggested Year 3 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Ecology BIOL-L473/L4745
Evolution BIOL-L3185
Gen. Ed. Elective GE3
General Elective3
Total: 16
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Physiology PHSL-P416/P418 or PLSC-B3705
Cell Biology BIOL-L3123
Required Biology Elective (must be at 300-level or above)5-6
Biochemistry CHEM-C484 3
Senior Seminar BIOL-L4031
Total: 17-18
Summer Semester
CourseCredit Hours
General Elective (if necessary)3
Total: 3

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