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Environmental Biology Track

First Year | Second Year | Third Year | Fourth Year

 

Recommended Degree Pathway

The recommended degree path outlines a sample course plan towards graduating in four years. The path suggests taking courses in specific semesters, but there may be semesters when a course is not offered. Consult your advisor for your official degree planning. This degree path is based on the 2011-2012 university catalog. Please click here for the catalog 2009-2010.

Please be advised that in order to graduate in four years individuals must successfully complete a minimum of 15 to 18 credit hours per semester.

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
FRS 1000 Freshman Seminar (1)  
ENG 1050 Composition I GE required course
MAT 1070; or College Algebra; or GE and major requirement;
A very good understanding of high school algebra is required.
MAT 1090 Precalculus (4)  
BIO 1000 Principles of Biology GE and major requirement
BIO 1000L Laboratory Investigations and Experiences in General Biology (1) Major requirement; Prerequisite:
Enrollment in or credit for Biology 1000
  General Education: Fine Arts  
  General Education PED (1)  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 1060 Composition II GE required course; Prerequisite: "C" or better in ENG 1050
BIOL 1000

Laboratory Investigations and Experiences in General Biology (1)

Major requirement; Prerequisite:
Enrollment in or credit for Biology 1000
CHM 1100

General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)

Major requirement; Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of CHM 1300
BIO 1010; or

General Botany (4); or

Major requirement; Prerequisite: BIO 1000
BIO 1020 General Zoology (4) Major requirement; Prerequisite: BIO 1000
MAT 2100 Introduction to Statistics GE and major requirement; Prerequisite: MAT 1070 or equivalent
CHM 1300 General Chemistry I GE and major requirement; Prerequisite: MAT 1070 or equivalent
  General Education PED (1)  


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Second Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
BIO 1010; or

General Botany (4); or

Major requirement; Prerequisite: BIO 1000
BIO 1020 General Zoology (4) Major requirement; Prerequisite: BIO 1000
CHM 1310 General Chemistry II Major requirement; Prerequisite: CHM 1300
CHM 1110 General Chemistry Laboratory II (1) Major requirement; Prerequisite: CHM 1100 and enrollment in or completion of CHM 1310
  General Education: Literature  
  General Education: History  
  General Education PED (1)  
  University-wide Elective  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
  General Education: Philosophy or Religion  
  General Education: Social Science  
MAT 2150; or Calculus with Applications (4); or Major requirement; Prerequisite: MAT 1070 or MAT 1090
or equivalent
BIO 3040 Principles of Ecology (4) Major requirement; Prerequisite: BIO 1000
  University-wide Elective  


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Third Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
BIO 3180 Principles of Genetics (4) Major requirement; Prerequisite: BIO 1000 and MAT 1070
  General Education: Social Science  
  Environmental Biology Track Elective (3-4)  
  University-wide Elective  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
  Environmental Biology Track Elective (3-4)  
  General Education Elective  
  General Education: Social Science  
  University-wide Elective  
  University-wide Elective  


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Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
BIO 3710 Cell Biology (4) Major requirement; Prerequisite: BIO 1000, CHM 1300, 1310; CHM 2500 and 2510 recommended
  Environmental Biology Track Elective (3-4)  
  University-wide Elective  
  University-wide Elective  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
  University-wide Elective  
  University-wide Elective  
  University-wide Elective  
  University-wide Elective  
  University-wide Elective  


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