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Typical 4 year Sequence Undergraduate Links

* this represents a "typical" 4-year plan. Please visit the BARC to ensure your path to completion of your B.S. in Biology


Freshman Year

CHEM 1110/1111 4 BIOL 1110/1111 4
ENGL 1010 3 ENGL 1020 3
MATH 1830 or 1910 3-4 CHEM 1120/1121 4
Foreign Language/B.S. 3 Foreign Language/B.S. 3
Semester Totals 13-14 hrs 14 hrs

Sophomore Year

BIOL 1120/1121 4 BIOL 3130 3
CHEM 3310/3301 4 CHEM 3511/3501 4
COMM 2381 3 ENGL 2201 or 2202 3
Humanities* 3 Elective** 3
History* 3 History* 3
Semester Totals 17 hrs 16 hrs

Junior Year

BIOL 3072/3073 4 BIOL 4100 3
PHYSICS selection*** 4 PHYSICS selection *** 4
UD BIOL 3 UD BIOL 4
Social Science/B.S. 3 Humanities* 3
Semester Totals 14 hrs 14 hrs

Senior Year

Social/Behavioral Sci.* 3 Social/Behavioral Sci.* 3
UD BIOL 4 UD BIOL 4
UD BIOL 3 UD elective 3
UD Humanities/B.S. 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Semester Totals 16 hrs 16 hrs

Total Hours: 120-121

Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120

*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement

**Math 1720 required for PHYS 2010/2020

***Choose: PHYS 2010/2011 and 2020/2021 or 2110/2111 and 2120/2121

Undergraduate research is strongly encouraged as part of the elective hours.

Visit the links below for more information on the undergraduate program in the Department of Biological Sciences.

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