Biology - General Biology Course Plan

Catalog Year 2017-2018

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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
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
History/Politics/International Studies GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 14 credits
Cumulative Total 14 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
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 331) 4 credits
Biology Group Elective 4 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
HUMA 205 or Alternate Literature & Philosophy GE Requirement 3 credits
MATH 201, 240 or CSIS 201 - (MATH 240 will not meet GE MATH requirement) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 332) 4 credits
Biology Group Elective 4 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Statistics or GE Math 3 credits
Electives 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 63 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Biological Exploration (BIOL 490) 2 credits
Biology Group Elective 4 credits
HUMA 290 or Alternate Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 78 credits

Spring Semester

Biology Group Elective 4 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Upper Division Biology Elective 4 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Electives 9 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Upper Division Biology Elective 4 credits
Electives 12 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

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