Academic Plans

Sample plan for biology major, pre-physician assistant

Courses in bold are required for the biology major.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year BIOL 150
CHEM 140
ILA (core)
ENGL 110 or COMM 101
BIOL 155
CHEM 220
ENGL 110 or COMM 101
MATH 141 or 151
Second Year BIOL 204
CHEM 228
Global Perspectives (core)
Elective
CLAS 225
CHEM 230
PSYC 101
BIOL 200
STAT 201
BIOC 207
Third Year BIOC 330
Additional PSYC class
BIOL 202
BIOL 302
Science Seminar
BIOL 325
BIOL 210
Reflections (core)
Gen Ed or Elective
Science Seminar
Fourth Year

Gen Ed Requirement
Foreign Language
Elective
Elective
BIOL 440

Citizenship (core)
Foreign Language
Elective
Elective
BIOL 450

 

Sample plan for ​​biochemistry major, pre-physician assistant ​​

Courses in bold are required for the biochemistry major.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year

BIOL 150
CHEM 140
ILA (core)
ENGL 110 or COMM 101

CHEM 220
ENGL 110 or COMM 101
BIOL 200
MATH 151
Second Year

BIOL 204
CHEM 228
Global Perspectives (core)
BIOL 202
CLAS 225

BIOL 325
CHEM 230
Math 152
PSYC 101

BIOC 207
Third Year PHYS 130
BIOC 330
BIOL 302
Additional PSYC class
Science Seminar
PHYS 132
BIOC 390
STAT 201
Reflections (core)
Science Seminar
Fourth Year CHEM 312
Foreign Language
Elective
Gen Ed
Research
Science Seminar

Citizenship (core)
Foreign Language
Ged Ed
Elective
Research
Science Seminar

 

Sample plan for neuroscience major, pre-physician assistant

Courses in bold are required for the neuroscience major (molecular track).

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year

BIOL-150
CHEM-140
ILA (core)
ENGL 110 or COMM 101

CHEM-220
ENGL 110 or COMM 101
PSYC 101
BIOL 200

Second Year

BIOL 204
CHEM 228
PSYC 243
BIOL 202
CLAS 225

BIOL 325
CHEM 230
MATH 141 or 151
Global Perspectives (core)

BIOC 207 
Third Year

BIOC 330
BIOL 302
Additional PSYC class
Gen Ed./Elective
Science Seminar

STAT-201
PSYC 305
Reflections (core)
Gen. Ed/Elective
Science Seminar

Fourth Year

Foreign Language
Elective
Elective
Gen. Ed
Research 

Foreign Language
Citizenship (core)
Elective CHEM or BIOC
Gen. Ed.
Research 

 

Course descriptions for all courses in sample academic plans can be found on the biology, biochemistry, chemistry, psychology and math sites.