DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
 
 
 

B.S. Biology Dual Degree Curriculum

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B.S. BIOLOGY DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

 

FRESHMAN YEAR

Semester Hours

 

 

 

1st

2nd

 

 

 

 

Semester

Semester

 

BIOL 1230/1230L-BIOL 1240/1240L

4

4

General Biology I-II w/lab

ENGR 1000-1100

 

CHEM 1010/1010D/1011L-
CHEM 1020/1020D/1021L

1

 

4

2

 

4

Intro. To Engineering/Intro. To

Engineering Design

General Chemistry I-II

ENGL 1000/1010-1020

3

3

English Composition

Freshman Seminar

1

1

First Year Experience

MATH 1070-2070

4

4

Intro. Calculus/Calculus II

Physical Education (activity course)

1

 

Essential Core

 

18

18

 

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR

BIOL 2000/2000L

4

 

Biodiversity w/lab

BIOL 2010/2010L

 

4

General Microbiology w/lab

African American Studies

 

3

Essential Core

CMST 1010

3

 

Communication

MATH 2080-2030

4

3

Calculus III/Elem. Linear Algebra

PHYS 1121-2111

4

4

General Physics I-II

Theology

3

3

Essential Core

 

18

17

 

 

JUNIOR YEAR

BIOL 3110/3110L

4

 

Genetics w/lab

BIOL 4210

 

1

Intro. To Scientific Literature

BIOL 4999

0

 

Senior Comprehensives

ENGR 2210

3

 

Mechanics-Statics

ENGL 2010

Expansive Core

History

MATH 2530

Philosophy

3

 

 

3

 

3

3

 

3

World Literature

Expansive Core

Essential Core

Differential Equations

Essential Core

PHIL 2040

 

3

Logic

PHYS 2121

Social Science

4

 

3

General Physics III

Essential Core

 

17

16

 

 

TAKEN AT ENGINEERING SCHOOL

Foreign Language

6

 

World Language

Fine Arts

3

 

Essential Core

Engineering Electives

15

 

Electives

 

24

 

 

 

SUMMARY: B.S. BIOLOGY DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM

IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

 

Fundamental Core

18

English Composition (6, ENGL 1000/1010, ENGL 1020), Mathematics (3, MATH 1070), Natural Science (3, CHEM 1010), World Language (6)

 

Essential Core

36

First Year Experience (2), African American Studies (3), Communication (3), Fine Arts (3), History (3), Natural Science (3, CHEM 1020), Philosophy (6, including PHIL 2040), Physical Education (1, activity-based), Social Science (3), Theology (6), World Literature (3, ENGL 2010)

 

Expansive Core

6

Including ENGR 1000-1100 (1-2) (recommended)

Major*

43

BIOL 1230/1230L (4), BIOL 1240/1240L (4), BIOL 2000/2000L (4), BIOL 2010/2010L (4), BIOL 3110/3110L (4), BIOL 4210 (1), BIOL 4999 (0); CHEM 1010/1010D/1011L (4), CHEM 1020/1020D/1021L (4); ENGR 1000 (1), ENGR 1100 (2), ENGR 2210 (3), ENGR electives (15); PHYS 1121 (4), PHYS 2111 (4), PHYS 2121 (4)

 

Minor*

20

MATH 1070 (4), MATH 2030 (3), MATH 2070 (4), MATH 2080 (4), MATH 2530 (3)

 

Total Hours

129

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*Includes hours already counted in core and/or required courses from other disciplines.

 

 

Note: This listing is based on the 2010-2012 Xavier University catalog. Students follow the curriculum prescribed in the catalog effective when they were admitted, and requirements may differ for students admitted earlier; such students should consult their catalog or academic advisor for additional information.

 

 
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