Biology - BA

Major: Biology - BA

Catalog: 2013-2014

*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 3 BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1   *COMM GE Requirement 3
WRIT 110 College Writing 3   *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 15 Cumulative Credits 31
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2 *Biology Elective (20 credit hrs total) 4
  *Biology Elective (20 credit hrs total required) 4 *Liberal Arts Emphasis Course 3
*Liberal Arts Emphasis Course 3 *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 3
Elective Credit 1 Elective Credit 1
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 47 Cumulative Credits 63
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
BIOL 490 Biological Exploration 2   *Biology Elective (20 credit hrs total) 4
RELI 300 Christian Foundation 3   *Liberal Arts Emphasis 3
*Biology Elective (20 credit hrs total) 4   *LITR GE Requirement 3
  *Liberal Arts Emphasis 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  Elective Credits 4   *BIBL Elective GE Requirement 3
     
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 79 Cumulative Credits 95
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3   *Liberal Arts Emphasis 3
*Biology Elective (20 credit hrs total) 4   Elective Credits 12
  Elective Credits 9      
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 111 Cumulative Credits 126
    Total Credits for Degree 126

NOTES:

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

Classes which meet your Emphasis requirements may also meet your General Education 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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