Biology - Ecology & Field Biology

Major: Biology - Ecology & Field Biology

Catalog: 2014-2015

*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 211 General Chemistry I
(Prerequisite: A math SAT score of at least 500 or successful completion of MATH 190 Precalculus Mathematics (or equivalent)
4 CHEM 212 General Chemistry II
(Prerequisite: CHEM 211)
4
MATH 201 or 240 Calculus I or Statistics *(MATH 240 will not meet GE MATH requirement)
(MATH 201 Prerequisite: MATH 190 Precalculus Mathematics or equivalent)
4/3 BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1 *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1
WRIT 110 College Writing 3   *COMM GE Requirement 3
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 15 Cumulative Credits 31
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
CHEM 331 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHEM 332 Organic Chemistry II 4
BIOL 350 Genetics 4 BIOL 332** Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 4
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2 BIOL 360** Ecology 4
  *Fine Arts GE Requirement 3   *HIST GE Requirement 3
  *LITR GE Requirement  3   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   *Restricted Upper Division Biology Elective 4
  *Biology Cell/Molecular Required Elective 4   *Humanities GE Elective Requirement 2-3
RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3   *BIBL GE Requirement 3
  *Global and Cultural Understanding GE REquirement (6 sem credit hours) 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 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 79 Cumulative Credits 95
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
  *Restricted Upper Division Biology Elective 4 GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3
  Electives 12   Electives 12
           
           
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 111 Cumulative Credits 126
    Total Credits for Degree 126

NOTES:

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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