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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Biology B.S.
Sample Plan: Biology
Total Credits: 120.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 15.5 cr
BIOL 1805 - Nature of Life: Introducing New Students to the Biological Sciences : 0.5 cr
CHEM 1081 - Chemistry for the Life Sciences I : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
MATH 1241 - Calculus and Dynamical Systems in Biology : 4.0 cr : MATH
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 15.5 cr
BIOL 1806 - Nature of Life, Part Two : 0.5 cr
CHEM 1082 - Chemistry for the Life Sciences II : 3.0 cr
CHEM 1086 - Chemistry for the Life Sciences II Laboratory : 1.0 cr
BIOL 1951 - Foundations of Biology Lecture I for Biological Sciences Majors : 4.0 cr : BIOL
BIOL 1961 - Foundations of Biology Lab I for Biological Sciences Majors : 2.0 cr : BIOL
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Elective :2.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 14.5 cr
BIOL 2905 - Nature of Life, Part III : 0.5 cr
CHEM 2081 - Chemistry for the Life Sciences III : 3.0 cr
CHEM 2085 - Chemistry for the Life Sciences III Laboratory : 2.0 cr
BIOL 2003 - Foundations of Biology for Biological Sciences Majors, Part II : 3.0 cr
BIOL 3004 - Foundations of Biology for Biological Sciences Majors, Part II Laboratory : 3.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 14.5 cr
BIOL 2906 - Nature of Life, Part IV : 0.5 cr
PHYS 1201W - Introductory Physics for Biology and Pre-medicine I : 5.0 cr : PHYS, WI
BIOL 2005 - Animal Diversity Laboratory : 2.0 cr
BIOL 3020 - Molecular Biology and Society : 3.0 cr : TS
LE (Arts/Humanities) :4.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
PHYS 1202W - Introductory Physics for Biology and Pre-medicine II : 5.0 cr : PHYS, WI
BIOL 3211 - Physiology of Humans and Other Animals : 3.0 cr
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
BIOL 4003 - Genetics : 3.0 cr
STAT 3011 - Introduction to Statistical Analysis : 4.0 cr : MATH
BIOC 3022 - Biochemistry for Life Scientists : 3.0 cr
Elective :2.0 cr
LE (Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
BIOL 4004 - Cell Biology : 3.0 cr
BIOL 3007W - Plant, Algal, and Fungal Diversity and Adaptation : 4.0 cr : WI
LE (Diversity and Soc Justice US) :3.0 cr
BIOL 4994 - Directed Research : 3.0 cr
Elective :2.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
BIOL 4994 - Directed Research : 3.0 cr
MICB 3301 - Biology of Microorganisms : 5.0 cr
LE (Civic Life and Ethics) :3.0 cr
EEB 3408W - Ecology : 4.0 cr : WI