Biology - BA

Major: Biology - BA

Catalog: 2011-2012

*See MyGFU Academic Requirements for correct list of classes to meet requirements
**Class offered on alternate years. Adjust schedule as necessary. See department advisor for additional information.
Recommended Course Schedule Guide
First Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
BIOL 211 General Biology I 4 BIOL 212 General Biology II 4
CHEM 151 General, Organic, & Biochemistry I 4 CHEM 152

General, Organic, & Biochemistry II

4
MATH 180 or higher College Algebra 4 BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1   *COMM GE Requirement 3
WRIT 110 College Writing 3      
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 16 Cumulative Credits 31
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Biology Elective (20 credit hrs total) 4 Biology Elective (20 credit hrs total) 4
  Liberal Arts Emphasis 3   Liberal Arts Emphasis 3
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  *Fine Arts GE Requirement 3   *Humanities GE Elective Requirement 2-3
  *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours) 3   *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours) 3
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 46 Cumulative Credits 62
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
BIOL 490 Biological Exploration 2   Biology Elective (20 credit hrs total) 4
  Biology Elective (20 credit hrs total) 4   *BIBL/RELI GE Requirement 3
RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3   *LITR GE Requirement 3
  *HIST GE Requirement 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1   Liberal Arts Emphasis 3
  Liberal Arts Emphasis 3    
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 78 Cumulative Credits 94
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
  Biology Elective (20 credit hrs total) 4   Liberal Arts Emphasis 3
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3   Electives 13
  Electives 9      
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 110 Cumulative Credits 126
    Total Credits for Degree 126.0

NOTES:

For alternative General Biology and Chemsitry classes, please see your academic advisor.

Classes which meet your Emphasis requirements may also meet your General Eduaction requirements; see your academic advisor or enrollment counselor for more information.

WRIT 110 may be waived with a verbal SAT score of 670 or higher. Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

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