BS BIOLOGY PRE-DENTAL 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  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                       

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BS BIOLOGY PRE-MEDICAL SUGGESTED 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 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                     
             

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BS BIOLOGY PRE-OPTOMETRY 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 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                      
             

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BS BIOLOGY PRE-PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT 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 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                      
             

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BS BIOLOGY PRE-VETERINARY 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  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