Biology; Molecular and Chemistry (major)

Biology Molec/CH Majors Beginning
Take one BI-200 level course of the following:3-4
Biology of Plants
Biology of Animals
Natural History of North America
CH-213
213L
Chemistry of Bioorganic Molecules
and Chemistry of Bioorganic Molecules Lab
4
CH-221
221L
Organic Chemistry 1
and Organic Chemistry 1 - Lab
4
MT-123College Algebra3
MT-124Trigonometry2
MT-148Functions & Modeling3
MT-152Calculus 14
Biology Molec/CH Majors Intermediate
BI-251
251L
Microbiology
and Microbiology Lab
4
Take one of the following:4
Biochemistry
and Biochemistry Lab
Biochemistry
and Biochemistry - Lab
BI-361
361L
Genetics Lecture
and Genetics Lab
4
BI-325
325L
Cellular Biology
and Cellular Biology Lab
4
BI-374BI Assessment in Effective Citizenship1
or CH-374 CH Assessment in Effective Citizenship
BI-399Formal Introduction to Advanced Work0
or CH-399 Formal Introduction to Advanced Work
Take at least 5 credits of BI electives, including at least one course at 300/400 level5
Take one BI-300 course of the following:3
Adv Topics in Biology:
Virology
Developmental Biology
MT-253Calculus 24
MT-256Probability and Statistics4
CH-221
221L
Organic Chemistry 1
and Organic Chemistry 1 - Lab
4
CH-234
234L
Analytical Chemistry/Quantitative Analys
and Analytical Chem-Quant Analysis Lab
4
CH-260
260L
Chemistry of Inorganic Materials
and Chemistry/Inorganic Materials - Lab
4
CH-322
322L
Organic Chemistry 2
and Organic Chemistry 2 Lab
4
Take two of the following:6-7
Instrumental Methods of Analysis Lab
Biochemistry of Micronutrients
Calculus 3
PH-231Algebra-Based Physics I4
or PH-241 Calculus-Based Physics 1
PH-232Algebra-Based Physics 24
or PH-242 Calculus-Based Physics 2
Biology Molec/CH Majors Intermediate
INTERN-383Internship Seminar2
BI-491Senior Environmental Seminar3
BI-425
425L
Molecular Biology
and Molecular Biology Lab
4
BI-452Immunology3
BI-483Advanced Internship Seminar2-4
or CH-483 Advanced Internship Seminar
CH-441Physical Chemistry 13
CH-442Physical Chemistry 23
CH-450LPhysical Chemistry Lab2
CH-414Chemistry Professional Portfolio0

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