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Biology: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, B.A.

Biology: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, B.A. 

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
BIOL 2051 General Biology: Organismal Diversity(or BIOL 2052 Gen Bio: Cell Structure & Function) 4
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I (Based on ALEKS score) 4
Math course required for major (Based on ALEKS score) 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours15
Spring
BIOL 2052 General Biology: Cell Structure and Function (or BIOL 2051 Gen Bio: Organismal Diversity) 4
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours14
Sophomore
Fall
BIOL 3100 Evolution, Ecology and the Nature of Science(or BIOL 3140 Genetics) 3
Advanced Chemistry Course 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours16
Spring
BIOL 3140 Genetics(or BIOL 3100 Ecology, Evolution, and the Nature of Science) 4
Biology Major Electives (3000 Level) 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours14
Junior
Fall
Biology Major Elective (3000 or 4000 Level) 4
Earth Science/Physics Course 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours14
Spring
Biology Major Elective (3000 or 4000 Level) 4
Biology Major Elective (3000 or 4000 Level) 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 8
 Hours16
Senior
Fall
Biology Major Elective (4000 Level) 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours16
Spring
Biology Major Electives (4000 Level) 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours15
 Total Hours120