BS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY CURRICULUM 

Suggested Curriculum             2020-2021 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  BIOL 1951 Biology Orientation 1         BIOL 1401 Biol 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 (suggested)^ 3         STAT 1561 Statistics for Professionals (suggested)^ 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience 3             15
      16              
YEAR 2                  
  CHEM 2511 Organic Chemistry 1 3         BIOL 2101 Genetics 4
  CHEM 2551 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 1         CHEM 2521 Organic Chemistry 2 3
    Diverse Cultures Seminar  3         CHEM 2561 Organic Chemistry Lab 2 1
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3             14
      16              
YEAR 3                  
  BIOL 3511 Cell Biology 3         BIOL 2171 Molecular Biology 3
  PHYS 2311 Physics 1 (2111 or 2311) 3         BIOL 2181 Molecular Biology Lab 1
  PHYS 2341 Physics Lab 1  1         BIOL 3461 Clinical Microbiology 4
  BIOL 4971 Independent Research (suggested) 3         PHYS 2321 Physics 2 (2121 or 2321) 3
    Distribution Requirement 3         PHYS 2351 Physics Lab 2  1
    Elective 3         BIOL 3114 3211 Immuno /3231 Virology (suggested) 3
      16             15
SUMMER (experience approved by the department)                
  BIOL 4791 Internship in Molecular Biol Capstone # 1              
YEAR 4                  
  BIOL 4891 Molecular Biology Capstone Seminar 1         BIOL 4511 Advanced Topics in Cell Biology 2
  CHEM 3111 Biochemistry 3         BIOL 32x1 3211 Immuno /3231 Virology (suggested) 3
  CHEM 3151 Biochemistry Lab 1         BIOL Biology elective (suggested) 3
  BIOL Biology elective (suggested) 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective (at least 2 hours) 2
    Elective 3             13
      14              
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours =120 
^ Two non-remedial courses in Mathematics or Statistics totaling 6 credit hours.
Capstone Experience must be a research experience approved by the department.
# 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 Social Science