About the Major

Delay General Chem I to Spring Semester Course Plan

Freshman Year        
Fall           Spring  
  Cr.     Cr.
General Biology 115 4   General Biology 116 4
      General Chemistry 161 4
Expository Writing (SAS core) 3   Biological Research Lab 117 2
Calculus I 4   Basic Stat 401 (or Calc II) 3 (or 4)
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies    School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies 
         
         
Sophomore Year        
Fall                        Spring  
Gen Chem II 162  4   Organic Chemistry I 307 4
Intro to Experimentation 171 1   Life Science Elective  3
Physics I with lab 4   Physics II with lab 4
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies   School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies
         
         
Junior Year        
Fall     Spring  
Orgo II 308 4   Life Science elective with lab 4
Genetics  4   Life Science elective  3
Orgo Lab 311 2   School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies      
         
         
Senior Year        
Fall     Spring  
Life science elective with lab 4   Life Science elective with lab 4
Life Science elective 3   Life Science elective 3
School Core, Minor, or Unspecified Elective courses Varies   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).