DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
 
 
 

B.A. Program in Biology

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B.A. PROGRAM IN BIOLOGY

 

FRESHMAN YEAR

Semester Hours

 

 

 

1st

2nd

 

 

 

 

Semester

Semester

 

BIOL 1210L-BIOL 1220L

1

1

Foundations of Biology

BIOL 1230/1230L-BIOL 1240/1240L

4

4

General Biology

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

4

4

General Chemistry I-II

CMST 1010

3

 

Essential Core

ENGL 1000/1010-1020

3

3

English Composition

Freshman Seminar

1

1

First Year Experience

History

 

3

Essential Core

Physical Education (activity course)

 

1

Essential Core

 

16

17

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR

BIOL 2000/2000L

4

 

Biodiversity

BIOL 2010/2010L

 

4

General Microbiology

CHEM 2210/2210D

3

 

Organic Chemistry I

African American Studies

 

3

Essential Core

ENGL 2010

3

 

Intro. to World Literature

MATH 1030

4

 

Pre-Calculus

Minor

 

3

 

Philosophy

3

 

Essential Core

Social Science

 

3

Essential Core

Theology

 

3

Essential Core

 

17

16

 

 

JUNIOR YEAR

BIOL 3110/3110L

4

 

Genetics

BIOL Elective*

 

3

Biology

Expansive Core

 

3

Expansive Core

Foreign Language

3

3

Fundamental Core

Minor

3

6

 

Philosophy

 

3

Essential Core

Physical Science

3

 

 

Theology

3

 

Essential Core

 

16

18

 

 

SENIOR YEAR

BIOL 4210

1

 

Intro. to Scientific Literature

BIOL Electives*

7

5

Biology

BIOL 4999

0

 

Senior Comprehensives

Expansive Core

3

 

Expansive Core

Fine Arts

 

3

Essential Core

Free Electives

0

4

 

Minor

3

3

 

 

17

17

 

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*See under “Required and elective courses in the Department.”

 

SUMMARY: B.A. PROGRAM IN BIOLOGY

 

Fundamental Core

18

English Composition (6, ENGL 1000/1010, ENGL 1020), Mathematics (3, MATH 1030), Natural Science (3, BIOL 1230), World Language (6)

 

Essential Core

36

First Year Experience (2), African American Studies (3), Communication (3), Fine Arts (3), History (3), Natural Science (3, BIOL 1240), Philosophy (6), Physical Education (1, activity course), Social Science (3), Theology (6), World Literature (3, ENGL 2010)

 

Expansive Core

6

Major*

47

BIOL 1210L (1), BIOL 1220L (1), BIOL 1230/1230L (4), BIOL 1240/1240L (4), BIOL 2000/2000L (4), BIOL 2010/2010L (4), BIOL 3110/3110L (4), BIOL 4210 (1), BIOL electives (15), BIOL 4999 (0); CHEM 1010/1010D/1011L (4), CHEM 1020/1020D/1021L (4), CHEM 2210/2210D (3); MATH 1030 (4); Physical Science (3)

 

Minor

18

Free Electives

4

Total Hours

131

 

 

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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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