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B.S. PROGRAM IN BIOLOGY
FRESHMAN YEAR
Semester Hours

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 2000/2000L

4

 

Biodiversity

Biology 2010/2010L

 

4

Microbiology

Chemistry 2210/2210D/2230L -

 

 

 

Chemistry 2220/2220D/2240L

4

4

Organic Chemistry I - II

Mathematics 1030 (if needed)

4

 

Precalculus

Mathematics 1070

 

4

Intro. Calculus

Social Sciences

 

3

Core Requirement

English 2010

3

 

World Literature

Philosophy

3

 

Core Requirement

Theology

 

3

Core Requirement

 

18

18

  


JUNIOR YEAR

Biology 3110/3110L

4

 

Genetics

Biology

 

4

Elective

African American Studies

 

3

Core Requirement

Foreign Language

3

3

Core Requirement

Physics 2010/2010L -

 

 

 

Physics 2020/2020L

4

4

General Physics

Philosophy

 

3

Core Requirement

Social Sciences

3

 

Core Requirement

Theology

3

 

Core Requirement

 

17

17

 


SENIOR YEAR

Biology 4210*

1/0

1/0

Intro. to Scientific Lit.

Biology Electives

6

5

 

Biology 4999

0

 

Senior Comprehensives

Chemistry 4130/4130L

 

4

Biochemistry

Fine Arts

3

 

Core Requirement

Physical Education

1

 

Core Requirement

Free Electives

3

5

 

 

13/14

14/15

 

*One hour credit is required; may be taken in either semester.

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


B.S. PROGRAM IN BIOLOGY
(Accelerated Premedical 3 + 1- Curriculum)
FRESHMAN YEAR
Semester Hours

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 & Rhetoric/Comp & Lit.

Mathematics 1030 (if needed)

4

 

Precalculus

Mathematics 1070

 

4

Intro. Calculus

Speech Communication 1010

 

3

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

 

15

18

 


SOPHOMORE YEAR

Biology 2000/2000L

4

 

Biodiversity

Biology 2010/2010L

 

4

Microbiology

Chemistry 2210/2210D/2230L -

 

 

 

Chemistry 2220/2220D/2240L

4

4

Organic Chemistry I - II

Foreign Language

3

3

Core Requirement

Philosophy

3

 

Core Requirement

Physics 2010/2010L -

 

 

 

Physics 2020/2020L

4

4

General Physics

Theology

 

3

Core Requirement

  

18

18

  


JUNIOR YEAR

Biology 3110/3110L

4

 

Genetics

Biology 4210*

1/0

1/0

Intro. to Scientific Lit.

Biology 4999

 

0

Senior Comprehensives

African American Studies

 

3

Core Requirement

English 2010

3

 

World Literature

Fine Arts

3

 

Core Requirement

History 1030-1040

3

3

World Civilizations

Philosophy

 

3

Core Requirement

Physical Education

 

1

Core Requirement

Social Sciences

 

6

Core Requirement

Theology

3

 

Core Requirement

 

16/17

16/17

 

Credits Accepted from Medical School:

Biology electives .................................................... 15

Chemistry electives ............................................... 4

Free electives ........................................................... 8

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.

B.S. PROGRAM IN MICROBIOLOGY
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

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.”



B.A. PROGRAM IN BIOLOGY
FRESHMAN YEAR
Semester Hours

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 2000/2000L

4

 

Biodiversity

Biology 2010/2010L

 

4

Microbiology

Chemistry 2210/2210D

3

 

Organic Chemistry

African American Studies

 

3

Core Requirement

English 2010

3

 

World Literature

Mathematics 1030

3

 

Core Requirement

Philosophy

3

 

Core Requirement

Physical Education

1

 

Core Requirement

Social Sciences

 

3

Core Requirement

Theology

 

3

Core Requirement

Minor

 

3

 

 

17

16

 


JUNIOR YEAR

Biology 3110/3110L

4

 

Genetics

Biology Elective

 

3

 

Foreign Language

3

3

Core Requirement

Philosophy

 

3

Core Requirement

Physical Science

 

3

 

Social Sciences

3

 

Core Requirement

Theology

3

 

Core Requirement

Minor

3

6

 

 

16

18

 


SENIOR YEAR

Biology 4210*

1/0

1/0

Intro. to Scientific Lit.

Biology Electives**

7

5

 

Biology 4999

0

 

Senior Comprehensives

Fine Arts

3

 

Core Requirement

Minor

3

3

 

Free Electives

3

6

 

 

17/16

15/14

 

*One hour credit is required; may be taken in either semester.

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

SUMMARY
Semester Hours
Semester Hours

African American Studies

3

Philosophy

6

Biology

36

Physical Education

1

Chemistry

11

Physical Science

3

English

9

Social Sciences

6

Fine Arts

3

Speech Communication

3

Foreign Language

6

Theology

6

History

6

Minor

18

Mathematics

3

Free Electives

9

 

 

Total Semester Hours

129



B.S. PROGRAM IN BIOLOGY EDUCATION (GRADES 6-12)

(Certification – Biology)

Biology Education majors should note that certification requirements are established by the Louisiana Department of Education and are subject to change. Students should consult their advisors each semester. Education majors should consult the Division of Education section in this catalog for requirements to be formally admitted into Xavier's Teacher Education Program.

FRESHMAN YEAR
Semester Hours

Biology 1230/1230L-

 

 

 

Biology 1240/1240L

4

4

General Biology I & II

Chemistry 1010/1010D/1011L

 

 

 

Chemistry 1020/1020D/1021L

 

 

 

Chemistry 1020H/1020D/1021L

4

4

General Chemistry I & II

Education (EDUC) 1000

 

0

Teacher Prep

English 1010-1020

3

3

Comp & Rhet./Comp & Lit

History 1030-1040

3

3

World Civilizations

Philosophy

3

 

Core Requirement

Physical Education

 

1

Core Requirement

Speech Communication 1010

 

3

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

 

17

18

  


SOPHOMORE YEAR

Biology 2000/2000L

4

 

Biodiversity

Biology 2010/2010L

 

4

Microbiology

Education (EDUC) 2044

 

3

Class. Org. & Management

Education (EDUC) 2005R

 

0

Praxis PPST Reading

Education (EDUC) 2005W

 

0

Praxis PPST Writing

Education (EDUC) 2005M

 

0

Praxis PPST Math

African American Studies

 

3

Core Requirement

Chemistry 2210/2210D/2230L

4

 

Organic Chemistry I

English 2010

3

 

World Literature I

Mathematics 1030

4

 

Pre calculus

Mathematics 1020

 

3

Basic Statistics I

Social Sciences

3

 

Core Requirement

Theology

 

3

Core Requirement

Free Electives

 

2

 

 

18

18

 


JUNIOR YEAR
All majors must have passed all parts of Praxis I and should have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program before taking junior-level Education and Psychology courses.

Biology 3110/3110L

4

 

Genetics

Biology Electives

 

4

 

Biology 4210

 

1

Introduction to Scientific Lit.

Education (EDUC) 3005L

 

0

Praxis II: Princ. of Lear. & Teach.

Education (EDSP) 2040

3

 

Intro. to Exceptional Children

Education (EDSC) 3023

3

 

Methods of Teaching Science

Education (EDSC) 3023B

 

3

Meth. For Preservice Biol. Teachers

Education (EDUC) 3040

3

 

Educational Psychology

Education (EDUC) 4090

 

3

Adolescent Psychology

Physics 2010/2010L-

 

 

 

Physics 2020/2020L

4

4

General Physics I & II

Theology

 

3

Core Requirement

 

17

18

 


SUMMER

Philosophy

3

 

Core Requirement

Theology

3

 

Core Requirement

 

6

 

 


SENIOR YEAR

Biology 4550

3

 

Advanced Reading in Biology

Biology Electives

5

 

Elective

Education (EDUC) 4005B

0

 

Praxis II: Biology

Education (EDSC) 4061T

 

9

Student Teaching

Education (EDSC) 4060S

 

0

Student Teaching Seminar

Education (EDSC) 4150

3

 

Teaching Reading in Content Area

Education (EDSC) 4200

 

3

Multicultural Education

Integrated Physical Science 2020

3

 

Earth Science

Fine Arts

3

 

Core Requirement

Free Elective

1

 

Core Requirement

 

18

12

 


SUMMARY
Semester Hours
Semester Hours

African American Studies

3

Integrated Physical Science*

3

Biology

36

Mathematics

7

Chemistry*

12

Philosophy

6

Education

33

Physics*

8

English

9

Social Sciences

3

Fine Arts

3

Speech Communication

3

Physical Education

1

Theology

6

History

6

Free Electives

3

 

 

Total Semester Hours

142

*These hours are to be used to fulfill the requirement for General Science, the secondary teaching area.

 
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