One Way to Major in Biology Starting Your Sophomore Year

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Sophomore Year
Fall Term:

  • Principles of Biology I
  • General Chemistry I
  • Biology course #1 (must be by permission)
  • Other course

Spring Term:

  • Principles of Biology II
  • General Chemistry II
  • Biology course #2 (must be by permission)
  • Other course

Junior Year
Fall Term:

  • Genetics
  • Organic Chemistry I (or Physics I)
  • Statistics or Calculus
  • Other course

Spring Term:

  • Biology course #3
  • Organic Chemistry II (if necessary) (or Physics II)
  • Junior Research Methods (.5 credit course)
  • Other course(s)

Senior Year
Fall Term:

  • Biology course #4
  • Biology course #5
  • Physics I (or Organic I)
  • Other course

Spring Term:

  • Biology course #6
  • Physics II (or Organic II if necessary)
  • Sr. Research Project (often taken as overload)
  • Two other courses