BS BIOLOGY CURRICULUM 

Suggested Curriculum             2020-2021 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 (suggested)* 5
  CHEM 1711 General Chemistry 1 with lab (suggested)* 5         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  MATH 1461 Calculus for Life Sciences (suggested)** 3         STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals (suggested)** 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3             15
      16              
YEAR 2                  
  BIOL Cell Biology/Genetics^ 3         BIOL Biology Cohort Requirement Elective 1^† 3
  BIOL Biology elective 2xx1 or higher^ 3         BIOL Biology elective 2xx1 or higher^ 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      15             15
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL Biology Cohort Requirement Elective 2^† 3         BIOL Biology elective 2xx1 or higher^ 4
  BIOL Biology elective 2xx1 or higher 4           Elective 3
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
      16             16
SUMMER (experience approved by the department)                
  BIOL 4761 Internship in Biology Capstone #^ 1              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 4861 Capstone Seminar in Biology^ 1           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective (at least 1 hour) 1
      13             13
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours =120 
Suggested curriculum if ACT > 23.  An alternate curriculum is available in the department for ACT < 23).  
^ BIOL courses from 2000-4000 level must total ≥ 25 credit hours.  
† See Degree Works for a complete list of Biology Cohort electives.          
* Two non-remedial courses in Chemistry totaling 8 -10 credit hours.
** Two non-remedial courses in Mathematics or Statistics totaling 6 credit hours.
# One credit hour of summer tuition will be assessed for this course.        
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 3 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies • 1 Math/Stat/Natural Science • 1 Social Science                       

 

BS BIOLOGY - LIFE SCIENCE LICENSURE CURRICULUM

 

Suggested Curriculum             2020-2021 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 (or 1821) 5
  CHEM 1711 General Chemistry 1 (or 1811) 5         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals 3         EDUC 1151 Culture and Schooling 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3             15
      16              
YEAR 2                  
  BIOL 2101 Genetics 4         BIOL 2341 Anatomy and Physiology 2 4
  BIOL 2331 Anatomy and Physiology 1 4         CAMS 1311 Communication in the Classroom 3
  EDUC 2101 Exceptional Learners 3         MATH 1461 Calculus for Life Sciences 3
  PSYC 1001 Psychology 3         EDUC 2421 Reading Across the Content Areas 3
      14         PSYC 2171 Adolescent Psychology 3
                    16
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL 2511 Ecology 4         BIOL  Biology elective 2xx1-4xx1 3
  BIOL Biology elective 2xx1-4xx1 4         PHYS 1051 Planetary Astronomy 3
  EDUC 3401 Educational Psychology 3         EDUC 3681 Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction 3
  EDUC 4511 Integrated Science Methods 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Elective (at least 1 hour) 1           Diverse Cultures Seminar 3
      15             15
SUMMER (experience approved by the department)                
  BIOL 4761 Internship in Biology Capstone # 1              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 4861 Capstone Seminar in Biology 1         EDUC 4901 Student Teaching 12
  EDUC 4201 The Teaching Profession 1         EDUC 4951 Student Teaching Seminar 2
  GEOL 2801 Geology 3             14
    Distribution Requirement 3              
    Distribution Requirement 3              
    Distribution Requirement 3              
      14              
             
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

• 3 Humanities • 1 Fine Art                       

 

BS BIOLOGY - INTEGRATED SCIENCES LICENSURE CURRICULUM

Suggested Curriculum             2020-2021 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 (or 1821) 5
  CHEM 1711 General Chemistry 1 (or 1811) 5         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals 1 3         MATH 1461 Calculus for Life Sciences 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3         EDUC 1151 Culture and Schooling 3
    Distribution Requirement 3             18
      19              
YEAR 2                  
  BIOL 2011 Environmental Issues 3         PSYC 1001 Psychology 3
  BIOL 2021 Environmental Issues Lab 1         BIOL  2xx1-4xx1 Biology elective 3
  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
  CAMS 1311 Communication in the Classroom 3         EDUC 2421 Reading Across the Content Areas 3
  EDUC 2101 Exceptional Learners 3         PHYS 1051 Planetary Astronomy 3
  BIOL 2511 Ecology 4             16
      18              
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL 2331 Anatomy and Physiology 1 4         BIOL 2341 Anatomy and Physiology 2 4
  PHYS 2111 General Physics 1 3         PHYS 2121 General Physics 2 3
  PHYS 2341 Physics Lab 1 1         PHYS 2351 Physics Lab 2 1
  EDUC 3401 Educational Psychology 3           Diverse Cultures Seminar 3
  EDUC 4511 Integrated Science Methods 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  PSYC 2171 Adolescent Psychology 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3             17
      20              
SUMMER (experience approved by the department)                
  BIOL 4761 Internship in Biology Capstone # 1              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 2101 Genetics 4         EDUC 4901 Student Teaching 12
  BIOL 4861 Capstone Seminar in Biology 1         EDUC 4951 Student Teaching Seminar 2
  EDUC 3681 Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction 3             14
  EDUC 4201 The Teaching Profession 1              
  PHYS 3051 Modern Physics 3              
  PHYS 3011 Advanced Physics Research Lab 2              
  GEOL 2801 Geology 3              
  GEOL 2811 Geology Lab 1              
      18              
             
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
• 3 Humanities • 1 Fine Art