Aug 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Major


Biology, BS
*Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
APSU 1000-Freshmen Seminar 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
COMM 2045-Public Speaking 3 MATH 1730-Precalculus OR
MATH 1910-Calculus and Analytical Geometry
4
ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3 History Core 3
History Core 3    
TOTAL SCH 14 TOTAL SCH 14
Second Year Fall Semester
SCH
Second Year Spring Semester
SCH
BIOL 3000-Biological Methods 4 CHEM 1120/1121-General Chemistry II w/lab 4
BIOL 3050/3051-General Microbiology w/lab 4 BIOL 3330/3331-Principles of Evolution w/lab 4
BIOL 3130/3131-Genetics w/lab 4 BIOL 3060/3061-Zoological Diversity w/lab 4
CHEM 1110/1111-General Chemistry I w/lab 4 ENGL 2330-Topics in World Literature 3
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 15
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
SCH
BIOL 3070/3071-Botanical Diversity w/lab 4 BIOL 4080/4081-General Ecology 4
BIOL 4110/4111 OR BIOL 4440/4441* 4 BIOL 4120/4121 OR BIOL 4440/4441* 4
Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3 Humanities and/or Fine Arts core 3
BIOL Upper Division Elective 4 BIOL Upper Division Elective -(suggested elective) 4
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Spring Semester
SCH
Biology Upper Division Elective
(suggested elective)
4 Biology Upper Division Elective
(suggested elective)
4
Biology Upper Division Elective
(suggested elective)
4 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Core 3 General Elective 4
General Elective 5 General Elective 4
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 15
    Total Student Credit Hours for Degree 120

*Biology majors may take either Biol 4110/4111-Animal Physiology w/lab or Biol 4120/4121-Plant Physiology w/lab and should make this decision in consultation with their academic advisor. All Biology majors are required to take Biol 4440/4441-Cell & Molecular Biology.

For this degree a student must complete a total of 33 upper division (3000-4999) credit hours.