Biology - BA 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, Organic, & Biological Chemistry I (CHEM 151) 4 credits
College Algebra (MATH 180 or higher) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

General Biology II (BIOL 212) 4 credits
General, Organic, & Biochlogical Chemistry II (CHEM 152 ) 4 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
History/Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 33 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Biology Required Elective 4 credits
Liberal Arts Emphasis Course 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Alternate Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 49 credits

Spring Semester

Biology Required Elective 4 credits
Liberal Arts Emphasis Course 3 credits
HUMA 205 or Alternate GE Literature & Philosophy Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 5 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 64 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Biological Exploration (BIOL 490) 2 credits
Biology Required Elective 4 credits
Liberal Arts Emphasis Course 3 credits
History & Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Elective Credits 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 79 credits

Spring Semester

Biology Required Elective 4 credits
Liberal Arts Emphasis Course 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

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

Spring Semester

Liberal Arts Emphasis Course 3 credits
Elective Credits 12 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

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.