Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Science in Biology/General Biology Option (BIOUC) at Beaver

Spring 2018

Semester 1

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

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
1
CHEM 110 (GN) - Chemical PrinciplesNotes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1
3
MATH 140 (GQ) - Calculus With Analytic Geometry Notes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 220W (GN) Biology: Populations and CommunitiesNotes for: BIOL 220W

BIOL 220W

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
CHEM 112 (GN)- Chemical Principles IINotes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1
4
Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)

Art

3
Health and Physicial Activity (GHA)

GHA

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 3

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

BIOL 230W

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
3
4
3
Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)

Art

3
Total credits 17

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 240W (GN) Biology: Function and Development of OrganismsNotes for: BIOL 240W

BIOL 240W

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
3
2
4
Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)

Art

3
Total credits 16

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 4XX Group I
3
BIOL 4XX Group II
3
3
Elective/Supporting Course (e.g. MICRB 201 and MICRB 202)

Elective

3-5
Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)

Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)

3
Total credits 15-17

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 4XX Group III

BIOL 4XX

3
BIOL 4XX Group IV

BIOL 4XX

3
ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical Writing

ENGL 202C

3
Elective/Supporting Course

Elective Supporting Course

3
Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)

Art

3
Health and Physicial Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 4XX Group V

BIOL 4XX

3
BIOL 4XX Group VI

BIOL 4XX

3
Elective/Supporting Course

Elective Supporting Course

3
Elective/Supporting Course

Elective Supporting Course

3
Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)

Art (GA) or Humanities (GH) or Social Science (GS)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 4XX

BIOL 4XX

3
BIOL 4XX

BIOL4XX

3
Elective/Supporting Course (e.g. BIOL 402W)

Elective Supporting Course

3
Elective/Supporting Course

Elective/Supporting Course

3
Elective/Supporting Course

Elective/Supporting Course

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better.

Entrance to major requirements:

  • 2.00 cumulative grade-point average (CGPA)
  • Courses required with C or higher:  BIOL 110; CHEM 110; MATH 140
  • At least one of the following courses with a grade of C or better: BIOL 220W, BIOL 230W, BIOL 240W


• GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
• Students must complete a 3-credit course in "United States Cultures (US)" and a 3-credit course in "International Cultures (IL)."
• W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

*BIOL course groupings: Group I = Plants & fungi; Group II = Evolutionary biology; Group III = Genetics; Group IV = Ecology; Group V = Animal physiology; Group VI = Practicum

 Academic Advising Notes: A student’s career/graduate school plans should be considered in developing an individual academic plan. Be sure to consult an adviser in this department when scheduling courses.  Rev/SP07
 

Updated:  September 26, 2017

Legend

# 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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