Biology, B.A.

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Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
Semester 1Semester Credit Hours
BIOL 1306
BIOL 1106
General Biology I
and General Biology Laboratory I
4
CHEM 1311
CHEM 1111
Gen Inorganic Chemistry I
and Gen Inorganic Chem Lab I
4
ENGL 1301 Rhetoric and Composition 3
HIST 1301 American History to 1877 3
UNIV 1101 Learning in Global Context I 1
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester 2
BIOL 1307
BIOL 1107
General Biology II
and General Biology Laboratory II
4
CHEM 1312
CHEM 1112
Gen Inorganic Chemistry II
and Gen Inorganic Chem Lab II
4
ENGL 1302 Rhetoric and Composition 3
HIST 1302 American History since 1877 3
UNIV 1102 Learning in Global Context II 1
Social/Behavioral 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Sophomore Year
Semester 1
BIOL 2421 Elementary Microbiology 4
MATH 1316 Trigonometry 3
POLS 2301 Government and Politics of US 3
Lang/Phil/Culture 3
Foreign language 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Semester 2
POLS 2302 Government and Politics of TX 3
Communications 3
Creative arts 3
BIOL, elective 3
Foreign language 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Junior Year
Semester 1
BIOL 3402 Genetics 4
BIOL 3407 Ecology 4
CHEM 3323
CHEM 3123
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Lab I
4
Foreign language 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester 2
BIOL 3301 Evolutionary Theory 3
Select one of the following: 4
Animal Physiology  
Plant Physiology  
Cellular Physiology  
CHEM 3325
CHEM 3125
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Lab II
4
Foreign language 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
Senior Year
Semester 1
BIOL 4102 Seminar (WI) 1
BIOL, adv. 8
Minor 5
 Semester Credit Hours14
Semester 2
BIOL, adv. 4
Elective, adv. 3
Minor, adv. 6
 Semester Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours Required: 120

Note: Choice of minor will result in some variation in course sequence and total hours on the degree. Consult departmental chair for information on minor programs.