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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Plant and Microbial Biology B.S.
Sample Plan: Plant and Microbial Biology (with Chem 1081 track)
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
MATH 1241 - Calculus and Dynamical Systems in Biology : 4.0 cr : MATH
CHEM 1081 - Chemistry for the Life Sciences I : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 14.5 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 (Historical Perspectives) :4.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 15.5 cr
BIOL 2905 - Nature of Life, Part III : 0.5 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
CHEM 2081 - Chemistry for the Life Sciences III : 3.0 cr
CHEM 2085 - Chemistry for the Life Sciences III Laboratory : 2.0 cr
LE (Literature) :4.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 15.5 cr
BIOL 2906 - Nature of Life, Part IV : 0.5 cr
STAT 3011 - Introduction to Statistical Analysis : 4.0 cr : MATH
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
BIOC 3022 - Biochemistry for Life Scientists : 3.0 cr
MICB 3301 - Biology of Microorganisms : 5.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
PHYS 1221 - Introductory Physics for Life Science Majors I : 4.0 cr : PHYS
LE (Civic Life and Ethics) :4.0 cr
EEB 3409 - Evolution : 3.0 cr
BIOL 4003 - Genetics : 3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives) :4.0 cr
ESCI 4801 - Geomicrobiology : 3.0 cr
EEB 3408W - Ecology : 4.0 cr : WI
PMB 3005W - Plant Function Laboratory : 2.0 cr : WI
PMB 3002 - Plant Biology: Function : 2.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
LE (Race, Power, and Justice US) :4.0 cr
PMB 4994 - Directed Research : 3.0 cr
PMB 3701 - PMB Seminar : 1.0 cr
GCC 3xxx : 3.0 cr
LE (Environment, Writing Intensive - Lower Division) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
LE (Writing Intensive - Lower Division) :4.0 cr
PMB 4994 - Directed Research : 3.0 cr
PMB 4121 - Microbial Ecology and Applied Microbiology : 3.0 cr
PMB 4131 - Prokaryotic Genetics : 3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr