Penn State York Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology (BIOCC): General Biology Option

Effectve Date: Spring 2015

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 110 - Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity (GN)Notes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I (GN)Notes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1
3
MATH 140 - Calculus With Analytic Geometry I (GQ)Notes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 240W - Biology: Function and Development of Organisms (GN)Notes for: BIOL 240W

BIOL 240W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
CHEM 112 - Chemical Principles II (GN)Notes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1
4
4
Total credits 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 230W - Biology: Molecules and Cells (GN) Notes for: BIOL 230W

BIOL 230W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
4
3
3
ARTS (GA)

ARTS

or Humnaities (GH)

Humanities

or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3
Total credits 17

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 220 W - Biology: Populations and Communities (GN)Notes for: BIOL 220W

BIOL 220W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
2
2
3
2
Biology Option
3
Total credits 16

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
or Biology Option
2-3
3
Biol 4XX Group I
3
Biology Option
3
ARTS (GA)

ARTS

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities

or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3
Total credits 14-15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
Biology Option
3
3-4
BIOL 4XX Group II
3
ARTS (GA)

ARTS

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities

or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3
Elective
3
Total credits 15-16

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 4XX Group III
3
BIOL 4XX Group IV
3
ARTS (GA)

ARTS

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities

or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3
Biology Option
3
Biology Option
3
Health and Physical Activity
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 4XX Group V
3
BIOL 4XX Group VI
3
ARTS (GA)

ARTS

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities

or Social and Behavioral Sciences - (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

6
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

The above recommended academic plans are suggestions only and may not reflect the course offerings available each semester.  Students should work closely with their academic adviser to plan coursework, as course offerings each semester is subject to change.

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# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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