Required Courses

The following is a list of core requirements for all undergraduate biology majors. Courses that are generally considered transferable from a community college or another institution are indicated; however, students should check with student advising to confirm this.

 

Course NumberTitleSemester Offered (Varies)OptionsTransfer
BIOL 1200 General Biology I + Lab Fall, Spring, Summer Yes
BIOL 1210 General Biology II + Lab Fall, Spring Honors Yes
BIOL 3000 Biology Statistics Fall, Spring No
BIOL 3020 Cell Biology Fall, Spring No
BIOL 3830 Genetics Fall, Spring Online No
BIOL 4010 Seminar in Biology Fall, Spring No
BIOL 4830 Biochemistry Principles Fall, Spring No
CHEM 1030 General Chemistry I + Lab Fall, Spring, Summer Yes
CHEM 1060 General Chemistry II + Lab Fall, Spring, Summer Honors Yes
CHEM 3310 & 3320 Organic Chemistry I & II Fall, Spring Varies
CHEM 3400, 3330 & 3340 Organic Chemistry Labs I & II Fall, Spring Varies
PES 1010 (or 1110) Physics I Fall, Summer Yes
PES 1150 (or 1160) Physics I Lab Fall, Spring, Summer Yes
PES 1020 (or 1120) Physics II Spring Yes
PES 2150 (or 2160) Physics II Lab Fall, Spring Yes
MATH 1330 or 1350 Calculus for the Life Sciences Fall, Spring, Summer Yes

 

Many graduate and medical programs require BIOL 4810 & 4820
Some graduate and medical programs require Calculus-based Physics

Community College Transfers: As a general rule, 3000 level and above courses will NOT transfer under any circumstances.

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