Plan of Study Grid
Semester OneCredits
Quest 1 (Gen Ed Humanities) 3
CHM 2045
2045L
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 1 Laboratory (Critical Tracking; State Core Gen Ed Physical Sciences)
4
MAC 2311 Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1 (Critical Tracking; State Core Gen Ed Mathematics) 4
State Core Gen Ed Composition 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 and Physical Sciences)
4
CHM 2046
2046L
General Chemistry 2
and General Chemistry 2 Laboratory (Critical Tracking; Gen Ed Physical Sciences)
4
BSC 2891 Python Programming for Biology (or similar quantitative elective) 3
Gen Ed Composition 3
 Credits14
Semester Three
Quest 2 (Gen Ed Social and Behavioral Sciences) 1 3
BSC 2011
2011L
Integrated Principles of Biology 2
and Integrated Principles of Biology Laboratory 2 (Critical Tracking; Gen Ed Biological Sciences)
4
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry 1 (Critical Tracking) 3
Foreign language 3
Departmental elective 3
 Credits16
Semester Four
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
State Core Gen Ed Humanities 3
Foreign language 4
 Credits17
Semester Five
MCB 4203
Bacterial Pathogens (Critical Tracking) 2
or Immunology
3
MCB 4403
Prokaryotic Cell Structure and Function (Critical Tracking)
or Immunology
3
Gen Ed Humanities 3
Foreign Language 4
Electives (3000 level or higher; not in major) 3
 Credits16
Semester Six
MCB 4304
Genetics of Microorganisms (Critical Tracking) 3
or Molecular Genetics
3
BCH 4024
Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Critical Tracking)
or Molecular Genetics
4
MCB 4034L Advanced Microbiology Laboratory (Critical Tracking) 1
Gen Ed Mathematics 3
Foreign Language 5
 Credits16
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 Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Electives (3000 level or higher; not in major) 4
Elective 3
 Credits14-15
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 Credits120-122