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Biology

BIOLOGY-BS


John Chapin, Dean, SE (727) 394-6995


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APPROVED REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH CATALOG YEAR
20141/0490 (BEGINNING 7/26/2014) OR LATER
~ REFER TO CURRICULUM FILES FOR PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR REQUIREMENTS ~


UPPER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS
Admission requires an A.A. degree and completion of the state-mandated prerequisites below.

STATE-MANDATED PREREQUISITES - Grade of "C" or higher required
The following courses are required and may be used as part of the General Education Requirements:
BSC 2010 BIOLOGY I - CELLULAR PROCESSES 3
BSC 2010L BIOLOGY I LABORATORY 1
BSC 2011 BIOLOGY II - ORGANISMS AND ECOLOGY 3
BSC 2011L BIOLOGY II LABORATORY 1
CHM 2045 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I 3
CHM 2045L GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I 1
CHM 2046 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II 3
CHM 2046L GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II 1
CHM 2210 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 3
CHM 2210L ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I 1
CHM 2211 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 3
CHM 2211L ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II 1
MAC 2311 - CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I OR (MAC 2233) 5
STA 2023 - ELEMENTARY STATISTICS OR (MAC 2312 or 2234) 3

REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES (38 credits) - Grade of C or higher required
BCH 4024 BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 4
BOT 3015C PLANT BIOLOGY WITH LAB 4
BSC 3017 THEORY AND PRACTICE IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 2
BSC 4931 SENIOR SEMINAR IN BIOLOGY 1
PCB 3043C ECOLOGY WITH LAB 4
PCB 3063C GENETICS WITH LAB 4
PCB 4674 EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 3
PCB 4723C COMPARATIVE ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY WITH LAB 4
PHY 1053 - GENERAL PHYSICS I OR 3
PHY 2048 PHYSICS I 3
PHY 1048L PHYSICS LABORATORY I 1
PHY 1054 - GENERAL PHYSICS II OR 3
PHY 2049 PHYSICS II 3
PHY 1049L PHYSICS LABORATORY II 1
a MCB 3020C GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY WITH LAB OR 4
aPCB 3023C CELL BIOLOGY WITH LAB (4)

ELECTIVES: Select 22 credits - Grade of C or higher required
ANS 3006 INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL SCIENCE 3
ATE 3637 SMALL ANIMAL NUTRITION 3
BOT 3143C FIELD BOTANY WITH LAB 4
BSC 3052 CONSERVATION BIOLOGY 3
BSC 3312C MARINE BIOLOGY WITH LAB 4
BSC 3930L SELECTED LAP TOPICS IN BIOLOGY 1
BSC 4422C METHODS AND APPLICATIONS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 4
BSC 4905C UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY 1-6
BSC 4940 INTERNSHIP BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE 1
HSC 3201 COMMUNITY HEALTH AND EPIDEMIOLOGY 3
PCB 4233 IMMUNOLOGY 3
PCB 4253C DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY WITH LAB 4
PCB 4363C PHYSIOLOGICAL ECOLOGY 4
PCB 4454C BIOSTATISTICS WITH LAB 4
ZOO 3205C INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY WITH LAB 4
ZOO 3307C VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY WITH LAB 4
ZOO 3713C FUNCTIONAL VERTEBRATE ANATOMY WITH LAB 4
ZOO 3733C HUMAN ANATOMY WITH LAB 4
ZOO 4454C ICHTHYOLOGY WITH LABORATORY 4
ZOO 4513C ANIMAL BEHAVIOR WITH LAB 4
a MCB 3020C GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY WITH LAB OR (4)
a PCB 3023C CELL BIOLOGY WITH LAB (4)

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS

120

a Note: Either MCB 3020C OR PCB 3023C can be used as required major courses (not both). If a student chooses to take both, one of the courses will count as an elective.

NOTE: If you have not completed two consecutive years of the same foreign language in high school or 8 credits in college, you will need to complete 8 credits of foreign language before completing the B.S. program.

C&I 6/14/11 ~ BOT 10/2011