Biology, B.S. (72-76 Credit Major)

The required courses and credits are distributed as follows:

15 credits in Foundation (Required) Courses:

Credits
BIO 166Principles of Biology: Cells and Genes

4

BIO 167Principles of Biology: Organisms

4

BIO 238Genetics

4

BIO 240Biostatistics

3

BIO 166, BIO 167: One counts as General Education and the other toward the major. Both are prerequisites to all other Biology courses.

11 credits in general chemistry:

Credits
CHE 166General Chemistry I

4

CHE 167General Chemistry Laboratory I

1.5

CHE 168General Chemistry II

4

CHE 169General Chemistry Laboratory II

1.5

12 credits in organic chemistry:

Credits
CHE 232Organic Chemistry Lecture I

4

CHE 233Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

2

CHE 234Organic Chemistry Lecture II

4

CHE 235Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

2

10 credits in general physics:

Credits
PHY 166General Physics I

5

PHY 167General Physics II

5

4 credits in mathematics:

Credits
MAT 175Calculus I

4

20-24 credits in one of the following tracks:

Biomedical Sciences 21-23 credits

Select courses from Lists: A, B, and C

12 credits from List A

Credits
BIO 228Mammalian Physiology

4

BIO 267Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates

4

BIO 331Experimental Microbiology

4

BIO 333Endocrine Physiology

4

BIO 350Introduction to Immunology

4

BIO 400Biological Chemistry

4

BIO 415Medical Microbiology

4

BIO 420Molecular Biology

4

At least 8 credits from List B

Credits
BIO 241Evolution, Species, and Biogeography

3

BIO 268Vertebrate Embryology

4

BIO 311Parasitology

3

BIO 312Parasitology Laboratory

2

BIO 320Neural Development: From Genes and Cells to Brains

3

BIO 321Neural Development Laboratory

2

BIO 330Plant Physiology

4

BIO 336Marine Biology Lectures

3

BIO 338Genetics of Man

4

BIO 339Ecology

4

BIO 340Human Body and Brain

3

BIO 341Human Body and Brain Laboratory

2

BIO 401Biological Systematics

4

BIO 406Biochemistry of Differentiation

3

BIO 431Comparative Animal Physiology

4

BIO 435Neurophysiology

3

BIO 465Microbial Physiology and Genetics

4

At least 1 credit from List C

Credits
BIO 450Biology Seminar

1

BIO 489Introduction to Experimental Biology

1 (may be repeated for a maximum 3 credits).

BIO 490Honors in Biological Sciences

3

Organismic Sciences 21-23 credits

Select courses from Lists A, B, and C

At least 12 credits from List A

Credits
BIO 241Evolution, Species, and Biogeography

3

BIO 268Vertebrate Embryology

4

BIO 311Parasitology

3

BIO 312Parasitology Laboratory

2

BIO 320Neural Development: From Genes and Cells to Brains

3

BIO 321Neural Development Laboratory

2

BIO 330Plant Physiology

4

BIO 336Marine Biology Lectures

3

BIO 338Genetics of Man

4

BIO 339Ecology

4

BIO 340Human Body and Brain

3

BIO 341Human Body and Brain Laboratory

2

BIO 401Biological Systematics

4

BIO 406Biochemistry of Differentiation

3

BIO 431Comparative Animal Physiology

4

BIO 435Neurophysiology

3

BIO 465Microbial Physiology and Genetics

4

8 credits from List B

Credits
BIO 228Mammalian Physiology

4

BIO 267Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates

4

BIO 331Experimental Microbiology

4

BIO 333Endocrine Physiology

4

BIO 350Introduction to Immunology

4

BIO 400Biological Chemistry

4

BIO 415Medical Microbiology

4

BIO 420Molecular Biology

4

At least 1 credit from List C

Credits
BIO 450Biology Seminar

1

BIO 489Introduction to Experimental Biology

1 (may be repeated for a maximum 3 credits).

BIO 490Honors in Biological Sciences

3

Brain Sciences 20-22 credits

Select courses from Lists: A, B, and C


13 credits from List A

Credits
BIO 320Neural Development: From Genes and Cells to Brains

3

BIO 321Neural Development Laboratory

2

BIO 340Human Body and Brain

3

BIO 341Human Body and Brain Laboratory

2

BIO 435Neurophysiology

3

At least 1 credit from List B

Credits
BIO 450Biology Seminar

1

BIO 489Introduction to Experimental Biology

1 (may be repeated for a maximum 3 credits).

BIO 490Honors in Biological Sciences

3

6 credits from List C

Credits
PSY 308Motivation and Emotion

3

Or

PSY 310Psychology of Learning

3

Or

PSY 312Psychology of Memory

3

Or

PSY 314Cognitive Psychology

3

Or

PSY 317Psychology of Sensation and Perception

3

Or

PSY 366Clinical Neuropsychology

3

Note: PSY 308, PSY 310, PSY 312, PSY 314, PSY 317, and PSY 366 have PSY 166 as a prerequisite.

Bioenvironmental Sciences 21-24 credits

Select courses from Lists: A, B, and C or D

At least 14 credits from List A

Credits
BIO 241Evolution, Species, and Biogeography

3

BIO 311Parasitology

3

BIO 312Parasitology Laboratory

2

BIO 330Plant Physiology

4

BIO 331Experimental Microbiology

4

BIO 336Marine Biology Lectures

3

BIO 339Ecology

4

At least 1 credits from List B

Credits
BIO 450Biology Seminar

1

BIO 489Introduction to Experimental Biology

1 (may be repeated for a maximum 3 credits).

BIO 490Honors in Biological Sciences

3

6-7 credits from List C

Credits
In Geospatial Sciences:

GEP 204Basic Mapping: Applications and Analysis

3

Or

GEP 205Principles of Geographic Information Science

3

And

GEP 321Introduction to Remote Sensing

4

Or

GEP 3750Data Acquisition and Integration Methods for GIS Analysis

3

Note: GEP 205 has GEO 101 or GEH 101 as a prerequisite, and GEP 3750 has GEP 204 or GEP 205 as a prerequisite.

Or

6 credits from List D

Credits
POL 3600Political Demography

3

Or

POL 366Global Political Economy

3

Or

POL 368Global Environmental Politics

3

Or

POL 343International and Regional Organizations

3