Biology-Health Sciences Curriculum Map

Curriculum

Required courses and recommended terms during which they should be taken:

FallWinterSpring
BIO211 Principles of Biology 4    
MATH111 College Algebra 4    
WRI121 English Composition 3    
Social Science elective 3    
Total   14    
BIO109 Introduction to the Medical Sciences   2  
BIO212 Principles of Biology   4  
MATH112 Trigonometry   4  
WRI122 Argumentative Writing   3  
Social Science elective   3  
Total     16  
BIO213 Principles of Biology     4
MATH361 Statistical Methods I 1     4
Health Biology elective (lower-division) 2     2
Humanities elective     3
Total       13
These maps are provided for general planning purposes only. Students should consult with their academic advisor for complete degree requirements.
FallWinterSpring
BIO345 Medical Microbiology 5    
CHE221 General Chemistry 5    
MATH251 Differential Calculus 4    
SPE111 Public Speaking 3    
Total   17    
BIO209 Current Research Topics in Medical Sciences I   1  
CHE222 General Chemistry   5  
MATH252 Integral Calculus   4  
SPE321 Small Group and Team Communication   3  
Health Biology elective (upper-division) 3   3  
Total     16  
CHE223 General Chemistry     5
WRI227 Technical Report Writing     3
Health Biology elective (upper-division) 3     4
Humanities elective     3
Total       15
These maps are provided for general planning purposes only. Students should consult with their academic advisor for complete degree requirements.
FallWinterSpring
BIO331 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 5    
CHE331 Organic Chemistry I 4    
PHY221 General Physics with Calculus 4 4    
Total   13    
BIO332 Human Anatomy and Physiology II   5  
CHE332 Organic Chemistry II   4  
PHY222 General Physics with Calculus 4   4  
Humanities elective   3  
Total     16  
BIO333 Human Anatomy and Physiology III     5
CHE333 Organic Chemistry III     4
PHY223 General Physics with Calculus 4     4
WRI327 Advanced Technical Writing     3
Total       16
These maps are provided for general planning purposes only. Students should consult with their academic advisor for complete degree requirements.
FallWinterSpring
CHE450 Biochemistry I 4    
Elective 5 3    
Elective 5 3    
Health Biology elective (upper-division) 3 3    
Social Science elective 3    
Total   16    
BIO346 Pathophysiology I   3  
BIO409 Current Research Topics in Medical Sciences II   2  
CHE451 Biochemistry II   4  
Elective   3  
Social Science elective   3  
Total     15  
Elective 5     3
Health Biology elective (upper-division) 3     3
Health Biology elective (upper-division) 3     4
Health Biology elective (upper-division) 3     4
Total       14
These maps are provided for general planning purposes only. Students should consult with their academic advisor for complete degree requirements.

Total credits required for B.S. in Biology-Health Sciences: 180

Health Biology electives (lower-division):
BIO 200 Medical Terminology 2
BIO 205 Nutrition 3
BIO 216 Introduction to Veterinary Medicine 4
BIO 226 Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation 3
Health Biology electives (upper-division):
BIO 341 Medical Genetics 3
BIO 342 Cell Biology 4
BIO 347 Pathophysiology II 3
BIO 352 Developmental Biology 4
BIO 357 Introduction to Neuroscience 3
BIO 426 Evolutionary Biology 3
BIO 436 Immunology 4
BIO 461 Human Cadaver Dissection 1
BIO 462 Human Cadaver Dissection 1
CHE 360 Clinical Pharmacology for the Health Professions 3
CHE 452 Biochemistry III 4

Footnotes:

1 MATH 243 may be substituted with advisor consent.
2 Minimum of 2 credits of lower-division health biology elective must be completed, chosen from the lower-division list above. Alternately, an additional elective from the upper-division list may be taken, in which case a total of at least 23 credits of upper-division health biology electives are required.
3 Minimum of 21 credits of upper-division health biology electives must be completed, chosen from the upper-division list above.
4 PHY 201, PHY 202, PHY 203 may be substituted with advisor consent.
5 Advisor approval of all elective choices is required. Additional courses from the health biology lists above, and/or suitable courses from BUS, MATH or PHY are recommended.

When choosing electives or substituting courses, students are responsible for completing a minimum of 60 credits of upper-division work before a degree will be awarded. Upper-division work is defined as 300 and 400 level classes at a bachelor’s degree granting institution.