Recommended Academic Plan for Toxicology (TOX) at Commonwealth Campuses and University Park

Effective Fall 2012

Semester 1

3
BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles INotes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus with Analytical Geometry INotes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
0-3
Total credits 15-18

Semester 2

ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
BIOL 220W (GN) Biology: Populations and CommunitiesNotes for: BIOL 220W

BIOL 220W

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles IINotes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 113 (GN) Experimental Chemistry IINotes for: CHEM 113

CHEM 113

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
MATH 141 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry IINotes for: MATH 141

MATH 141

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
0-3
Total credits 15-18

Semester 3

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

BIOL 230W

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
PHYS 250 (GN) Introductory Physics INotes for: PHYS 250

PHYS 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
0-3
1.5
Total credits 15.5-18.5

Semester 4

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

BIOL 240W

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
PHYS 251 (GN) Introductory Physics IINotes for: PHYS 251

PHYS 251

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
3
CHEM 213 Laboratory in Organic ChemistryNotes for: CHEM 213

CHEM 213

students should complete this course if CHEM 212 Organic Chemistry II is selected
2
VB SC 230 The Science of PoisonsNotes for: VB SC 230

VB SC 230

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
1.5
Total credits 17.5

Semester 5

3
1
BIOL 472 Mammalian PhysiologyNotes for: BIOL 472

BIOL 472

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
3
3
Elective or Supporting courseNotes for: Elective or Supporting

Elective or Supporting

Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (6 credits of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
3
0-3
Total credits 16-19

Semester 6

2
VB SC 330 Introduction to Molecular PharmacologyNotes for: VB SC 330

VB SC 330

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
3
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 250 (GQ) Introduction to BiostatisticsNotes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
0-3
Total credits 14-18

Semester 7

VB SC 430 Principles of ToxicologyNotes for: VB SC 430

VB SC 430

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
E R M 431 Environmental ToxicologyNotes for: E R M 431

E R M 431

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
VB SC 451 Immunotoxicology of Drugs and ChemicalsNotes for: VB SC 451

VB SC 451

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Elective or Supporting CoursesNotes for: Elective or Supporting Courses

Elective or Supporting Courses

Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (6 credits of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
2-6
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
3
Total credits 17-21

Semester 8

VB SC 433 Molecular and Cellular ToxicologyNotes for: VB SC 433

VB SC 433

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting CoursesNotes for: Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses

Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (6 credits of which must have a grade of C or better).
3-6
3
Elective or Supporting CoursesNotes for: Elective or Supporting

Elective or Supporting

Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (6 credits of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
2-3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
3
Total credits 14-18

Additional Notes

Scheduling patterns for courses not taught each semester:
Offered in Fall: BIOL 110 GN BIOL 230W GN, VB SC 050S, VB SC 430 VB SC/E R M 431
Offered in Spring: BIOL 220W GN, BIOL 240W GN, ECON 14 GS, VB SC 433
 
Program Notes: University General Education requirements include 18 credits of humanities (GH), arts (GA), and social sciences (GS) which can be distributed into 6 credits for each category or 3, 6, and 9 credits into each category.  General Education requirements also include 3 credits of health and physical activity (GHA) courses, which are typically 1.5 credits each.
 
Carrying at least 15 credits per semester is strongly recommended.
 
Academic Advising Notes:
Students must take all of the BIOL 220W, 230W, 240W sequence to fulfill the W requirement for graduation.

Legend

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

Footnotes

General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
CHEM 213
students should complete this course if CHEM 212 Organic Chemistry II is selected
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
Elective or Supporting
Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (6 credits of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
VB SC 496
Undergraduate research
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
VB SC 496
Undergraduate research
VB SC 496
Undergraduate research
Elective or Supporting Courses
Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (6 credits of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).
Supporting Courses
Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (6 credits of which must have a grade of C or better).
VB SC 496
Undergraduate research
Elective or Supporting
Supporting courses are 400-level courses chosen from a department-approved list or approved by the Program Coordinator. Students must take 9 credits of supporting courses (6 credits of which must have a grade of C or better). Elective credits may be used to earn a minor, usually commencing in the fifth semester. Consult your adviser for planning.
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) In the GS category, 3 credits must be an Economics selection: ECON 102 (GS), ECON 104 (GS), ECON 014 (GS) or AG BM 101 (GS).