Recommended Academic Plan for Biology Vertebrate Physiology Option at Brandywine

Semester 1 - Fall

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 110 (GN) Basic Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles 1Notes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
MATH 140 B (GQ) Calculus and Biology 1Notes for: MATH 140 B

MATH 140 B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or Math 140 (GQ) Calculus with Analytical Geometry INotes for: Math 140

Math 140

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
3
Total credits 15

Semester 2 - Spring

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

BIOL 240W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles 1Notes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 113 (GN) Experimental Chemistry II Notes for: CHEM 113

CHEM 113

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
MATH 141B (GQ) Calculus and Biology IINotes for: MATH 141B

MATH 141B

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 141 (GQ) Calculus with Analytical Geometry IINotes for: MATH 141

MATH 141

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 3 - Fall

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

BIOL 220W (GN)

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

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

3
Total credits 14

Semester 4 - Spring

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 230W (GN) Biology: Molecules and CellsNotes for: BIOL 230W (GN)

BIOL 230W (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or BIOL 240W (GN) Biology: Function and Development of OrganismsNotes for: BIOL 240W

BIOL 240W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
3
PHYS 250 (GN) Introductory Physics INotes for: PHYS 250

PHYS 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PHYS 211 (GN) General Physics: MechanicsNotes for: PHYS 211

PHYS 211

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
2
3
Total credits 17

Semester 5 - Fall

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 472 Mammalian Physiology

BIOL 472

or BIOL 4XX

BIOL 4XX

3
PHYS 251 (GN) Introductory Physics IINotes for: PHYS 251

PHYS 251

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PHYS 212 (GN) General Physics: Electricity and MagnetismNotes for: PHYS 212

PHYS 212

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS), and US Cultures (US)

Social and Behavioral Science (GS), and US Cultures (US)

3
ELECTIVE- Supporting Course

ELECTIVE- Supporting Course

3
General Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

General Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 14.5

Semester 6 - Spring

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 472 Mammalian Physiology

BIOL 472

or BIOL 4XX

BIOL 4XX

3
2
BIOL 4XX

BIOL 4XX

or PHYS 213 (GN) General Physics: Fluids and Thermal Physics and PHYS 214 (GN) General Physics: Wave Motion and Quantum Physics

PHYS 213 and PHYS 214

3 or 4
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS), and International Cultures (IL)

Social and Behavioral Science (GS), and International Cultures (IL)

3
ELECTIVE- Supporting Course

ELECTIVE- Supporting Course

3
General Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

General Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 15.5-16.5

Semester 7 - Fall

Course DetailsCredits
3
BIOL 4XX

BIOL 4XX

3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

3
3
ELECTIVE – Supporting Course

ELECTIVE – Supporting Course

or BIOL 4XX (if student took PHYS 211-214 series)

BIOL 4XX (if student took PHYS 211-214 series)

3 or 4
Total credits 15-16

Semester 8 - Spring

Course DetailsCredits
3
BIOL 4XX

BIOL 4XX

3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

or Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

3
ELECTIVE – Supporting Course

ELECTIVE – Supporting Course

3
ELECTIVE – Supporting Course

ELECTIVE – Supporting Course

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements. W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes: This is only one way to plan your schedule – please consult with a biology adviser to refine your plan. Be aware that most 400 level Biology courses are taught only in one semester and over time, the semester offering can change.
 

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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