DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
 
 
 

Microbiology Curriculum

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Microbiology majors should take note of the differences in departmental requirements between this curriculum and that for the major in Biology.  See under "Required and elective courses in the department."
FRESHMAN YEAR
Semester Hours


 

 

 

1st

2nd

 

 

 

 

Semester

Semester

 

Biology 1230/1230L -

 

 

 

Biology 1240/1240L

4

4

General Biology

Chemistry 1010/1010D/1011L -

 

 

 

Chemistry 1020/1020D/1021L

4

4

General Chemistry I – II

English 1010-1020

3

3

Comp and Rhetoric/Comp & Lit.

History 1030-1040

3

3

World Civilizations

Speech Communication 1010

 

3

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

 

14

17

 

                                                                                       
SOPHOMORE YEAR


Biology 2010/2010L

4

 

Microbiology

Biology 3081/3081L

 

4

Diagnostic Microbiology

Chemistry 2210/2210D/2230L -

 

 

 

Chemistry 2220/2220D/2240L

4

4

Organic Chemistry I - II

English 2010

3

 

World Literature

Mathematics 1030  (if needed)

4

 

Precalculus

Mathematics 1070

 

4

Intro. Calculus

Philosophy

3

 

Core Requirement

Social Sciences

 

3

Core Requirement

Theology

 

3

Core Requirement

 

18

18

 

JUNIOR YEAR


Biology 3110

3

 

Genetics

Biology 4250/4250L

 

4

Molecular Genetics

African American Studies

 

3

Core Requirement

Fine Arts

3

 

Core Requirement

Foreign Language

3

3

Core Requirement

Philosophy

 

3

Core Requirement

Physical Education

 

1

Core Requirement

Physics 2010/2010L -

 

 

 

Physics 2020/2020L

4

4

General Physics

Social Sciences

3

 

Core Requirement

 

16

18

 

SENIOR YEAR


Biology 4210*

1/0

1/0

Intro. to Scientific Lit.

Biology Electives**

7

5

 

Biology 4999

0

 

Senior Comprehensives

Chemistry 4130/4130L

4

 

Biochemistry

Theology

 

3

Core Requirement

Free Electives

3

5

 

 

15/14

14/13

 

 


SUMMARY
                                    Semester Hours                                              Semester Hours


African American Studies

3

 

Philosophy

6

Biology

36

 

Physical Education

1

Chemistry

20

 

Physics

8

English

9

 

Social Sciences

6

Fine Arts

3

 

Speech Communication

3

Foreign Language

6

 

Theology

6

History

6

 

Free Electives

8

Mathematics

8

 

Total Semester Hours

129

               
*One hour credit is required; may be taken in either semester.
**See under "Required and elective courses in the Department.”

 
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