Biology - Ecology & Field 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
History/Politics/International Studies GE Requirement 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 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
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 331) 4 credits
Genetics (BIOL 350) 4 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
HUMA 205 or Alternate GE Literature and Philosophy Requirement 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement (MATH 201 or CSIS 201 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 332) 4 credits
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (BIOL 322) 4 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 4 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 62 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Biological Exploration (BIOL 490) 2 credits
Biology Cell/Molecular Elective 4 credits
HUMA 290 or Alternate GE Fine Arts Requirement 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 77 credits

Spring Semester

Ecology (BIOL 360) 6 credits
Biology Required Upper Division Elective 6 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Biology Required Upper Division Elective 4 credits
Electives 12 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Electives 12 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits