Biology - Cell & Molecular Biology Course Plan

Catalog Year 2016-2017

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

General Biology I (BIOL 211) 4 credits
General Chemistry I (CHEM 211) 4 credits
Calculus I or Mathematical Statistics (MATH 201 or 240 - MATH 240 does not meet GE MATH requirement) 4 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

General Biology II (BIOL 212) 4 credits
General Chemistry II (CHEM 212) 4 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Alternate Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 32 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Genetics (BIOL 350) 4 credits
Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 331) 4 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
HUMA 205 or Alternate Literature & Philosophy GE Requirement 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 48 credits

Spring Semester

Microbiology (BIOL 370 ) 4 credits
Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 332) 4 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
History/Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 65 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Biological Exploration (BIOL 490 ) 2 credits
Cell Biology (BIOL 420) 4 credits
Biochemistry (CHEM 341 - strongly recommended) 4 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300 ) 3 credits
Electives 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 81 credits

Spring Semester

Molecular Biology (BIOL 410) 4 credits
Biochemistry (CHEM 342 - strongly recommended) 4 credits
HUMA 290 or Alternate Fine Arts Requirement 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 14 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Biology Elective 4 credits
Christianity and Culture (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Electives 9 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Biology Field Studies Elective 4 credits
Electives 12 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 127 credits

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