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Biology, B.A.

Biology, B.A.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
Liberal Arts Core 3
CHEM 1110 (860:044) General Chemistry I (Based on ALEKS score) 4
MATH 1140 (800:046) Precalculus(Based on ALEKS score) 4
BIOL 2051 (840:051) General Biology: Organismal Diversity(or BIOL 2052 Gen Bio: Cell Structure & Function) 4
 Hours15
Spring
Liberal Arts Core 6
CHEM 1120 (860:048) General Chemistry II 4
BIOL 2052 (840:052) General Biology: Cell Structure and Function(or BIOL 2051 Gen Bio: Organismal Diversity) 4
 Hours14
Sophomore
Fall
Upper Level Chemistry Course 4
Liberal Arts Core 6
BIOL 3140 (840:140) Genetics(or BIOL 3100 Ecology, Evolution, & Nature of Science) 4
 Hours14
Spring
University Electives 3
Biology Elective 3000 Level 4
Liberal Arts Core 6
BIOL 3100 (840:100) Evolution, Ecology and the Nature of Science(or BIOL 3140 Genetics) 3
 Hours16
Junior
Fall
Biology Major Elective (3000-4000 level) 3
Liberal Arts Core 6
University Electives 2
PHYSICS 1511 (880:054) General Physics I(or Introduction to Geology) 4
 Hours15
Spring
University Electives 3
Liberal Arts Core 6
Biology Elective 3000 or 4000 Level 3
PHYSICS 1512 (880:056) General Physics II(or Earth History) 4
 Hours16
Senior
Fall
University Electives 5
Biology Major Elective (3000-4000 level) 3
Liberal Arts Core 3
Biology Major Elective 4000 Level 4
 Hours15
Spring
University Electives 9
Liberal Arts Core 3
Biology Major Elective 4000 Level 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours120
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To graduate from UNI with a biology major, students must have both a cumulative and a major UNI GPA of 2.50 or higher, with a grade of C- (1.67) or higher in all courses that are applied to the major.