Cellular and Organismal Biology Track

This track emphasizes laboratory oriented studies. Students with career goals in molecular biology, microbiology, forensics, genetics, or cytology should choose this option. This track can lead to further study in graduate or professional
schools. Students majoring in biology wishing to enter medical school should choose this option.


Required Courses (31 s.h.)

CHEM120 Principles of Chemistry I 4 s.h.
CHEM121 Principles of Chemistry II 4 s.h.
CHEM220 Organic Chemistry I 4 s.h.
CHEM221 Organic Chemistry II 4 s.h.
CHEM410 Biochemistry 4 s.h.
PHYS130 Physics I 4 s.h.
PHYS131 Physics II 4 s.h.
Mathematics through Calculus I 3 s.h.

Note 1:  Students who qualify for Calculus I may take 3 s.h. of electives. Students who test out of Calculus may take 6 s.h. of electives.
Note 2:  MATH107 Statistics is required under general education.

Core Requirements (15 s.h.)

BIOL106 Principles of Biology I (counted as Gen Ed) 3 s.h.
BIOL107 Principles of Biology II (counted as Gen Ed) 3 s.h.
BIOL202 Genetics 3 s.h.
BIOL206 Botany 3 s.h.
BIOL240 Zoology 3 s.h.
BIOL309 Ecology 3 s.h.
BIOL410 Organismal Physiology 3 s.h.

Restricted Electives (8 s.h.)

BIOL330 Cell and Molecular Biology 4 s.h.
BIOL340 Microbiology 4 s.h.

Unrestricted Electives (14 s.h.)

Electives in Biology 14 s.h.


General Education 52 s.h.
Area Courses 31 s.h.
Major Courses 37 s.h.
Total 120 s.h.