Plan of Study Grid
Semester OneCredits
Quest 1 (Gen Ed Humanities) 3
MAC 2311 Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1 (Critical Tracking; State Core Gen Ed Mathematics) 4
CHM 2045
2045L
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 1 Laboratory (Critical Tracking; State Core Gen Ed Physical Sciences)
4
State Core Gen Ed Composition; Writing Requirement 1 3
 Credits14
Semester Two
BSC 2010
2010L
Integrated Principles of Biology 1
and Integrated Principles of Biology Laboratory 1 (Critical Tracking; Gen Ed Biological Sciences)
4
BSC 2891 Python Programming for Biology (Or similar quantitative elective) 3
CHM 2046
2046L
General Chemistry 2
and General Chemistry 2 Laboratory (Critical Tracking; Gen Ed Physical Sciences)
4
Gen Ed Composition; Writing Requirement 3
 Credits14
Semester Three
Select one: 3-4
Economic Issues, Food and You  
Principles of Food and Resource Economics  
Principles of Macroeconomics  
Principles of Microeconomics (Gen Ed Social and Behavioral Sciences)  
BSC 2011
2011L
Integrated Principles of Biology 2
and Integrated Principles of Biology Laboratory 2 (Critical Tracking; Gen Ed Biological and Physical Sciences)
4
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry 1 (Critical Tracking) 3
State Core Gen Ed Social and Behavioral Sciences 1 3
 Credits13-14
Semester Four
Quest 2 (Gen Ed Biological or Physical Sciences) 3
AEC 3033C
Research and Business Writing in Agricultural and Life Sciences (Writing Requirement)
or Technical Writing
3
CHM 2211
2211L
Organic Chemistry 2
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
MCB 3023
3023L
Principles of Microbiology
and Principles of Microbiology Laboratory (Critical Tracking)
5
 Credits16
Semester Five
AEC 3030C
Effective Oral Communication
or Introduction to Public Speaking
3
MCB 4203
Bacterial Pathogens (Critical Tracking) 2
or Immunology
3
MCB 4403
Prokaryotic Cell Structure and Function (Critical Tracking)
or Eukaryotic Cell Structure and Function
3
Gen Ed Diversity or Gen Ed International 3 3
Electives 5
 Credits17
Semester Six
BCH 4024
Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
or Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry 2
4
MCB 4304
Genetics of Microorganisms (Critical Tracking) 4
or Molecular Genetics
3
MCB 4034L Advanced Microbiology Laboratory (Critical Tracking) 1
Gen Ed Mathematics 3
Department elective 3
 Credits14
Semester Seven
Select one: 4-5
Physics with Calculus 1
and Laboratory for Physics with Calculus 1
 
Physics 1
and Laboratory for Physics 1
 
State Core Gen Ed Humanities 3
Writing Requirement 3
Department elective 3
Elective 3
 Credits16-17
Semester Eight
Select one: 4-5
Physics with Calculus 2
and Laboratory for Physics with Calculus 2
 
Physics 2
and Laboratory for Physics 2
 
Department elective 3
Electives 6
 Credits13-14
 Total Credits120