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Biology, Environmental Sciences track, BS

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 First Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

course

3

course

 

3

course  or

course  *

3-4

course 

4

coursecourse 

4

coursecourse 

4

coursecourse 

4

coursecourse 

4

 

 

course 

2

TOTAL

14-15

TOTAL

17

 Milestones: Math, Biology, Chemistry, and English courses require a grade of “C” or better. Complete BIOL 1107-BIOL 1108 Sequence. First-year overall GPA should be ≥2.0.

*Students with high enough SAT/ACT scores or credit  for course and course can begin with course. Consult the catalog for SAT/ACT score requirements for math placement.

 Second Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

coursecourse 

4

coursecourse 

4

course *

4

course 

4

course 

3

course 

3

course 

3

course 

4

course 

3

PHED11xx - Activity PE excludes PHED 1100 Health & Wellness 

1

TOTAL

17

TOTAL

16

 Milestones: Biology and Chemistry courses require a grade of “C” or better. GPA ≥2.5, if less, consult an academic advisor for other major options. If GPA is less than 2.75, a student is no longer competitive for Pre-Medical, Pre-Veterinary and some allied health programs, consult an academic advisor for options.

*course is a prereq to the following Biology courses:  coursecourse (+ course), coursecoursecourse (+ course), course (+ course)

Third Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

course *

3

course OR
course 

4

Biology elective

 

3-4

course 

    OR Biology elective 

2-4

ENGL21xx - Literature 

3

Social Sciences/Area E Elective 

3

course 

4

course *

4

course 

2

 

 

TOTAL

15-16

TOTAL

13 - 15

 Milestones: Biology, Science, and Math courses require a grade of “C” or better. GPA ≥3.0 minimum. Schedule and take GREMCAT, etc. Look into graduate or professional programs and work with an advisor to develop a timeline. Explore capstone research options and find a mentor. 

*course is a prereq to coursecourse is a prereq to course and course 

 Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

course   OR  course 

4

Biology elective

 

3-4

Biology elective

 

3-4

Humanities/Area C Elective 

3

course 

4

Biology elective

 

3-4

Social Sciences/Area E Elective

 

3-4

course 

1

 

 

HIST211x - U.S. History 

3

TOTAL

14-16

TOTAL

13-15

Milestones: Biology requires “C” or better. GPA ≥3.0 minimum to remain competitive for professional/graduate schools. Submit applications to professional/graduate schools in November/December.  Present capstone research in spring.