About the Major

Delay General Biology I to Spring Semester Course Plan

Freshman Year

 

Fall

Cr.
General Chemistry 161 4
Expository Writing (SAS core) 3
Calculus I 4
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies 
   

Spring

Cr.
General Biology 115 4
General Chemistry 162 4
Intro to Experimentation 171 1
Basic Stat 401 (or Calc II) 3 (or 4)
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies 
   

Sophomore Year

 

Fall

Cr.
Organic Chemistry I 307 4
General Biology 116 4
Biological Research Lab  2
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies 
   

Spring

Cr.
Organic Chemistry II 308  4
Organic Chem Lab 311 2
Genetics 380 4
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies
   

Junior Year

 

Fall

Cr.
Physics I and lab  4
Life Science elective  with lab  4
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies 
   

Spring

Cr.
Physics II and lab  4
Life Science elective  3
Life Science elective  3
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies
   

Senior Year

 

Fall

Cr.
Life science elective with lab 4
Life Science elective 3
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies 
   

Spring

Cr.
Life Science elective with lab 4
Life Science elective 3
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies
   
* Biology majors can fulfill the following SAS core requirements with courses towards the Bio major requirements major: NS, QQ, QR, ITR, leaving 9 core requirements (of which more than 1 core requirement may be fulfilled by a single course).