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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Biology Major


Biology, BS
*Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
APSU 1000-Transition to the University 1 BIOL 1120/1121-General Biology II w/lab 4
BIOL 1110/1111-General Biology I w/lab 4 ENGL 1020-English Composition II 3
CHEM 1110/1111-General Chemistry I w/ lab 4 CHEM 1120/1121-General Chemistry II w/ lab 4
ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3 History Core 3
History Core 3 COMM 2045-Public Speaking 3
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 17
Second Year Fall Semester
SCH
Second Year Spring Semester
SCH
BIOL 3000-Biological Methods 3 BIOL 3130/3131-Genetics w/ lab 4
BIOL 3050/3051-General Microbiology w/lab 4 BIOL 3330/3331-Principles of Evolution w/lab 4
BIOL 3060/3061-Zoological Diversity w/ lab 4 BIOL 3070/3071-Botanical Diversity w/ lab 4
Math 1910-Calculus and Analytic Geometry 4 ENGL 2330-Topics in World Literature 3
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
SCH
BIOL 4080/4081-General Ecology 4 BIOL 4120/4121-Plant Physiology w/lab OR
BIOL 4440/4441-Cell & Molecular Biology w/lab*
4
BIOL 4110/4111-Animal Physiology w/lab OR
BIOL 4440/4441-Cell & Molecular Biology w/lab*
4 Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3
Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3 BIOL Upper Division Elective 4
BIOL Upper Division Elective 4 BIOL Upper Division Elective 4
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Spring Semester
SCH
Biology Upper Division Elective 4 Biology Upper Division Elective 4
Biology Upper Division Elective 4 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Core 3 General Elective 4
General Elective 3 General Elective 3
TOTAL SCH 14 TOTAL SCH 14
    Total Student Credit Hours for Degree 120

*For this degree a student must complete a total of 39 upper division (3000-4999) credit hours.

*Biology majors may take either BIOL 4110 or BIOL 4120. All biology majors are required to take BIOL 4440.