BS BIOLOGY PRE-DENTAL CURRICULUM 

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  BIOL 1951 Biology Orientation 1         BIOL 1401 Bio 2: Biodiversity, Organismal Bio, & Ecol 4
  BIOL 1301 Biology 1: Cells, Molecules, & Evolution 4         CHEM 1721 General Chemistry 2 with lab  5
  CHEM 1711 General Chemistry 1 with lab  5         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  MATH 1461 Calculus for Life Sciences 3         STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals  3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3             15
      16              
YEAR 2                  
  BIOL 2101 Genetics 4         BIOL 3461 Clinical Microbiology 4
  CHEM 2511 Organic Chemistry 1 3         CHEM 2521 Organic Chemistry 2 3
  CHEM 2551 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 1         CHEM 2561 Organic Chemistry 2 Lab 1
  PSYC 1001 Psychology 3         PHIL 2401 Professional Ethics 3
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3         SOC 1001 Introduction to Sociology 3
      14           Distribution Requirement (Fine Art )* 3
                    17
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL 3241 Medical Physiology I 4         BIOL 3251 Medical Physiology 2 4
  BIOL 3511 Cell Biology 3         BIOL 2171 Molecular Biology 3
  PHYS 2111 General Physics 1 3         PHYS 2121 General Physics 2 3
  PHYS 2341 General Physics Lab 1 1         PHYS 2351 General Physics 2 Lab 1
  CHEM 3111 Biochemistry 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      14           Study for DAT 14
SUMMER (optional if not completed during the academic year)            
  BIOL 4761 Internship in Biology Capstone # 1              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 4861 Capstone Seminar in Biology 1         BIOL 4941: Capstone Seminar 1
  BIOL 3031 Histology 4         BIOL  Biology Cohort (Ecology or Diversity) 3
  BIOL 3021 Human Anatomy 4           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
      15           Elective (at least 1 hour) 1
                    14
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
* Fine arts should be applied arts  - some schools want to see manual dexterity
# One credit hour of summer tuition will be assessed for this course.        
Some dental schools are advocating a year of modern language and many are advocating a basic business class; additionally some schools require a full year of English
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 2 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies                       

BS BIOLOGY PRE-MEDICAL SUGGESTED CURRICULUM    

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  BIOL 1951 Biology Orientation 1         BIOL 1401 Bio 2: Biodiversity, Organismal Bio, & Ecol 4
  BIOL 1301 Biology 1: Cells, Molecules & Evolution 4         CHEM 1721 General Chemistry 2 with lab 5
  CHEM 1711 General Chemistry 1 with lab  5         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  MATH 1461 Calculus for Life Sciences 3         STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      16             18
YEAR 2                  
  BIOL 2101 Genetics 4         BIOL 3461 Clinical Microbiology 4
  CHEM 2511 Organic Chemistry 1 3         CHEM 2521 Organic Chemistry 2 3
  CHEM 2551 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 1         CHEM 2561 Organic Chemistry Lab 2 1
  PSYC 1001 Psychology 3         SOC 1001 Introduction to Sociology 3
    Distribution Requirement 3         PHIL 2401 Professional Ethics 3
      14           Diverse Cultures Seminar  3
                    17
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL 3241 Medical Physiology 1 4         BIOL 2171 Molecular Biology 3
  BIOL 3511 Cell Biology 3         BIOL 3251 Medical Physiology 2 4
  CHEM 3111 Biochemistry (or PHBS 3411) 3         PHYS 2121 General Physics 2 3
  PHYS 2111 General Physics 1  3         PHYS 2351 Physics Lab 2  1
  PHYS 2341 Physics Lab 1 1         BIOL 3911 Pathophysiology (offered Spring, alt. yrs) 3
      14         PHBS 3421 Biochemistry 2 3
    Study for MCAT             Take MCAT 17
SUMMER (experience approved by the department)                
  BIOL 4761 Internship in Biology Capstone # 1              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 4861 Capstone Seminar 1         BIOL 3011 Developmental Anatomy 3
  BIOL 3021 Human Anatomy 4         BIOL 2551 Epidemiology 3
  BIOL 3031 Histology 4         BIOL 32x1 3211 Immuno/3231 Virology (alt. yrs.) 3
    Distribution Requirement 3         BIOL  Biology Cohort (Ecology or Diversity) 3
    Distribution Requirement 3         BIOL 3541 Bioinformatics (or Emerging Inf. Diseases) 4
      15             16
    Medical School Interviews                
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change.  Minimum Required Hours =120 
# One credit hour of summer tuition will be assessed for this course.
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 2 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies                     
                     

 

BS BIOLOGY PRE-OPTOMETRY CURRICULUM      

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  BIOL 1951 Biology Orientation 1         BIOL 1401 Bio 2: Biodiversity, Organismal Bio, & Ecol 4
  BIOL 1301 Biology 1: Cells, Molecules, & Evolution 4         CHEM 1721 General Chemistry 2 with lab 5
  CHEM 1711 General Chemistry 1 with lab 5         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  MATH 1461 Calculus for Life Sciences 3         STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3             15
      16              
YEAR 2                  
  BIOL xxx1 Genetics (2101) or Cell Biology (3511) 3         BIOL 3461 Clinical Microbiology 4
  CHEM 2511 Organic Chemistry 1 3         CHEM 2521 Organic Chemistry 2 3
  CHEM 2551 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 1         CHEM 2561 Organic Chemistry 2 Lab 1
  PHYS 2111 General Physics 1 3         PHYS 2121 General Physics 2 3
  PHYS 2341 General Physics Lab 1 1         PHYS 2351 General Physics 2 Lab 1
  CAMS 3xx1 1301, 1311, 2301, or 2321 3         PSYC 1001 Psychology 3
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3             15
      17              
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL 3241 Medical Physiology 1 4         BIOL 3251 Medical Physiology 2 4
  BIOL  Biology Cohort (Ecology or Diversity) 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  CHEM 3111 Biochemistry 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  CHEM 3151 Biochem lab (optional) 1           Distribution Requirement 3
  PHIL 2401 Professional Ethics (suggested) 3             13
    Study for OAT 14           Take OAT  
SUMMER (optional if not completed during the academic year)            
  BIOL 4761 Internship in Biology Capstone # 1              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 4861 Capstone Seminar in Biology 1         BIOL 4941: Capstone Seminar 1
  BIOL 3031 Histology 4         SPAN 1021 Elementary Spanish 2* (suggested) 3
  BIOL 3021 Human Anatomy 4           Elective 3
  SPAN 1011 Elementary Spanish 1* (suggested) 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
      15           Elective (at least 2 hours) 2
                    15
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
# One credit hour of summer tuition will be assessed for this course.        
*Some optometry schools like to see a modern language
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 2 Humanities • 1 Fine Art                      
                     

BS BIOLOGY PRE-PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT CURRICULUM

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  BIOL 1951 Biology Orientation 1         BIOL 1401 Bio 2: Biodiversity, Organismal Bio, & Ecol 4
  BIOL 1301 Biology 1: Cells, Molecules, & Evolution 4         CHEM 1721 General Chemistry 2 with lab 5
  CHEM 1711 General Chemistry 1 with lab 5           Distribution Requirement 3
  ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3             15
      16              
YEAR 2                  
  BIOL 2101 Genetics  4         BIOL 3461 Clinical Microbiology 4
  CHEM 2511 Organic Chemistry 1 3         CHEM 2521 Organic Chemistry 2 3
  CHEM 2551 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 1         CHEM 2561 Organic Chemistry 2 Lab 1
  CAMS 2331 Health Communication 3         PSYC 2151 Development Across the Lifespan  3
  MATH 1461 Calculus for Life Sciences 3         STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals 3
  PSYC 1001 Psychology 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      17             17
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL 3241 Medical Physiology 1 4         BIOL 3011 Developmental Anatomy 3
  PHBS 3411 Biochemistry 1 3         BIOL 3251 Medical Physiology 2 4
  PHIL 2401 Professional Ethics 3         BIOL 3911 Pathophysiology 3
  SOC 1001 Introduction to Sociology (suggested) 3         PHBS 3421 Biochemistry 2 3
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3         AASG 3001 Career Search Strategies (suggested) 1
      16             14
SUMMER (optional if not completed during the academic year)            
  BIOL 4761 Internship in Biology Capstone # 1              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 4861 Capstone Seminar in Biology 1         BIOL Biology Cohort (Ecology or Diversity) 3
  BIOL 1151 Medical Terminology 1         PHBS 3501 Basic Nutrition 2
  BIOL  Cell Biology (3511) or Histology (3031) 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  BIOL 3021 Human Anatomy 4           Intro to Pharmacology - new course 3
  PHYS 2111 General Physics 1 (suggested) 3           Elective (Psychology suggested) 3
  PHYS 2341 General Physics Lab 1 (suggested) 1             14
  PSYC 2311 Abnormal Psychology 3              
      16              
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
# One credit hour of summer tuition will be assessed for this course.        
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 2 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies                      

BS BIOLOGY PRE-VETERINARY CURRICULUM  

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  BIOL 1951 Biology Orientation 1         BIOL 1401 Bio 2: Biodiversity, Organismal Bio, & Ecol 4
  BIOL 1301 Biology 1: Cells, Molecules, & Evolution 4         CHEM 1721 General Chemistry 2 with lab  5
  CHEM 1711 General Chemistry 1 with lab  5         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  MATH 1461 Calculus for Life Sciences 3         STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals  3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3             15
      16              
YEAR 2                  
  BIOL 2101 Genetics 4         BIOL 3461 Clinical Microbiology 4
  CHEM 2511 Organic Chemistry 1 3         CHEM 2521 Organic Chemistry 2 3
  CHEM 2551 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 1         CHEM 2561 Organic Chemistry 2 Lab 1
  ENGL 2nd writing course (suggested) 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      14           Distribution Requirement 3
                    17
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL 3241 Medical Physiology I 4         BIOL 3251 Medical Physiology 2 4
  BIOL 3511 Cell Biology 3         BIOL 3041 Comparative Vert Anatomy (Spring, alt yrs) 4
  PHYS 2111 General Physics 1 3         PHYS 2121 General Physics 2 3
  PHYS 2341 General Physics Lab 1 1         PHYS 2351 General Physics 2 Lab 1
  CHEM 3111 Biochemistry 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      14           Study for GRE or MCAT 15
SUMMER (optional if not completed during the academic year)            
  BIOL 4761 Internship in Biology Capstone # 1              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 4861 Capstone Seminar in Biology* 1         BIOL 3011 Developmental Anatomy (Spring, alt yrs) 3
  BIOL 3021 Human Anatomy 4         BIOL  Biology Cohort (Ecology or Diversity)** 3
  BIOL 3031 Histology 4           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective (at least 1 hour) 1
      15             13
             
# One credit hour of summer tuition will be assessed for this course.             Minimum Required Hours = 120
* Capstone seminar can be fall or spring of senior year
** Biology Cohort (Ecology or Diversity) is needed for Biology degree.  Students should make sure a qualifying biology course will be offered in the spring when they plan their fall schedule.  
 
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 3 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies  • 1 Social Science                       
Suggested courses for Distribution requirements: PHIL 2401, Economics course, Psychology or Sociology

 

BS PSYCHOLOGY - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY PRE-MED CURRICULUM  

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  PSYC 0011 Psychology Major Orientation 1         PSYC 1001 Psychology 3
  PSYC 2401 Stats for Behavioral Sciences & Lab* 4         BIOL 1401 Bio 2: Biodiversity, Organismal Bio, & Ecol 4
  BIOL 1301 Biology 1: Cells, Molecules, & Evolution 4         CHEM 1741 General Chemistry 2  4
  CHEM 1731 General Chemistry 1  4         CHEM 1761 General Chemistry 2 Lab 1
  CHEM 1751 General Chemistry 1 Lab 1         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience Course  3             15
      17              
YEAR 2                  
  PSYC Cognitive cognate & Lab (3151/3251) 4         PSYC  Dev. cognate (2161/2171/3171)** 3
  PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3         PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3
  CHEM 2511 Organic Chemistry 1 3         CHEM 2521 Organic Chemistry 2 3
  CHEM 2551 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 1         CHEM 2561 Organic Chemistry 2 Lab 1
  PHYS 2111 General Physics 1 3         PHYS 2121 General Physics 2 3
  PHYS 2341 General Physics Lab 1 1         PHYS 2351 General Physics 2 Lab 1
      15             14
YEAR 3                  
  PSYC 3401 Experimental Psychology & Lab 4         PSYC  Clinical/Social cognate (2311/3011/3111) 3
  PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3         PSYC  Physiological cognate & Lab ( 3301/3351) 4
  CHEM 3111 Biochemistry 3         PSYC 4951 Capstone 1 1
  SOC Sociology elective 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      16             14
YEAR 4                  
  PSYC 4961 Capstone 2 1           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective (at least1 1 hour) 1
    Elective 3             13
      16              
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
*Fulfills a MATH/STAT distribution requirement.                
**Development across the Lifespan (PSYC 2151) is designed for non-psychology majors.  Psychology majors who are interested in developmental psychology should take courses within the developmental sequence (PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171).  Students taking PSYC 2151 should not take PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171 and vice-versa.
ENGL 3271 - Literature and Medicine is suggested as a Humanity Distribution Requirement
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 3 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies  • 1 Mathematics/Statistics                        

 

BA MUSIC - APPLIED STUDIES - INSTRUMENTAL/PRE-MED CURRICULUM  

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  MUSC 0011 Concert and Recital Observation 0         MUSC 0011 Concert and Recital Observation 0
  MUSE 1xx1 Major Ensemble 1         MUSE 1xx1 Major Ensemble 1
  MUSL 1211 Applied Lessons 2         MUSL 1221 Applied Lessons 2
  BIOL 1301 Bio 1: Cells, Molecules and Evolution 4         BIOL 1401 Bio 2: Biodiversity, Organismal Bio, Ecol 4
  CHEM 1711 General Chemistry 1 5         CHEM 1721 General Chemistry 2 5
  MATH 1461 Calculus for Life Sciences 3         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3         STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals 1 3
      18             18
YEAR 2                  
  MUSC 0011 Concert and Recital Observation 0         MUSC 0011 Concert and Recital Observation 0
  MUSC 1011 Introduction to the Study of Music 2         MUSC 1121 Music Theory II 3
  MUSC 1111 Music Theory I 3         MUSC 1141 Aural Skills II 1
  MUSC 1131 Aural Skills I 1         MUSE 1xx1 Major Ensemble 1
  MUSC 2271 Technology for Musicians and Educators 3         MUSL 1081 Piano Class II for Music Maj (suggested) 1
  MUSE 1xx1 Major Ensemble 1         MUSL 2221 Applied Lessons 2
  MUSL 1071 Piano Class I for Music Majors  1         MUSL 2391 Second Year Applied Proficiency Exam 0
  MUSL 2211 Applied Lessons 2         CHEM 2521 Organic Chemistry 2 3
  CHEM 2511 Organic Chemistry 1 3         CHEM 2561 Organic Chemistry Lab 2 1
  CHEM 2551 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 1         SOC 1001 Introduction to Sociology 3
      17           Diverse Cultures Seminar 3
                    18
YEAR 3                  
  MUSC 0011 Concert and Recital Observation 0         MUSC 0011 Concert and Recital Observation 0
  MUSE xxxx Ensemble * 1         MUSE xxxx Ensemble * 1
  MUSL 2071 Piano Class III for Music Maj (suggested) 1         MUSL 2041 Piano Proficiency Exam (suggested) 0
  MUSL 3211 Applied Lessons 2         MUSL 2081 Piano Class IV for Music Maj (suggested) 1
  CHEM 3111 Biochem^or (PHBS 3411 & PHBS 3421) 3         MUSL 3221 Applied Lessons 2
  PHYS 2111 General Physics 1 3         PHYS 2121 General Physics 2 3
  PHYS 2341 Physics Laboratory 1 1         PHYS 2351 Physics Laboratory 2 1
    Modern Language 3         PSYC 1001 Psychology 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Modern Language 3
      17           Distribution Requirement 3
    Study for MCAT               17
                  Take MCAT  
YEAR 4                  
  MUSC 0011 Concert and Recital Observation 0         MUSC 0011 Concert and Recital Observation 0
  MUSC 3211 Music History and Literature I 3         MUSC 3221 Music History and Literature II 3
  MUSC 4291 Applied Literature and Pedagogy * 2         MUSC 4601 Senior Research Project 3
  MUSC xxxx Elective * 3         MUSE xxxx Ensemble * 1
  MUSE xxxx Ensemble * 1         MUSL 4221 Applied Lessons 2
  MUSL 4211 Applied Lessons 2           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3             15
      17              
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours =120
* Required for instrumental majors
Recommended to take one or more of the following: ENGL 2301, ENGL 3271, MEDH 2011, PHIL 2401
Recommended to take an Anatomy and Physiology sequence: BIOL 2361 & 2461 and BIOL 2371 & 2471  
^May substitute both PHBS 3411 (Biochem 1) and PHBS 3421 (Biochem 2) in place of CHEM 3111  
Distribution Requirements for this BA degree - see Degree Works for details
• 4 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies