Biology - Systems & Structural 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/Intercultural 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
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

Genetics (BIOL 350 (strongly recommended)) 4 credits
Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 331) 4 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
HUMA 205 or Alternate Philosophy and Literature 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

BIOL Field Studies Group Elective 4 credits
Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 332) 4 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Alternate Fine Arst GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 4 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 65 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Biological Exploration (BIOL 490) 2 credits
Cell Biology (BIOL 420) 4 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300 ) 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 80 credits

Spring Semester

Advanced Human Anatomy/Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (BIOL 450 or 322) 4 credits
Developmental Biology/Plant Physiology (BIOL 310 or 340) 4 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 4 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Advanced Physiology (BIOL 333 ) 4 credits
Electives 12 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Engaging Christ in Transition 3 credits
Electives 12 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

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