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Suggested Sequence of Courses

First Year (effective Fall 2014)

Units
Fall Spring
Genes, Evolution and Ecology (BIOL 214) 3
Genes, Evolution and Ecology Lab (BIOL 214L) 1
Math and Calculus Applications for Life, Managerial, and Social Sci I (MATH 125)
or Calculus for Science and Engineering I (MATH 121)
4
Principles of Chemistry I (CHEM 105) 3
SAGES First Seminar 4
PHED Physical Education 0
Cells and Proteins (BIOL 215) 3
Cells and Proteins Laboratory (BIOL 215L) 1
Math and Calculus Applications for Life, Managerial, and Social Sci II (MATH 126)
or Calculus for Science and Engineering II (MATH 122)
4
Principles of Chemistry II (CHEM 106) 3
Principles of Chemistry Laboratory (CHEM 113) 2
SAGES University Seminar 3
PHED Physical Education 0
Year Total: 15 16

 

Second Year

Units
Fall Spring
Development and Physiology (BIOL 216) 3
Development and Physiology Lab (BIOL 216L) 1
Introductory Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 223)
or Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 323)
3
Introductory Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (CHEM 233) 2
SAGES University Seminar 3
GER Course 3
BIOL Elective or BIOL 326 (Genetics) 3
Introductory Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 224)
or Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 324)
3
SAGES Departmental Seminar 3
GER Course 3
Open Elective 3
Year Total: 15 15

 

Third Year

Units
Fall Spring
BIOL Elective or BIOL 326 (Genetics) 3
BIOL Laboratory 2-4
Introductory Physics I (PHYS 115)
or General Physics I – Mechanics (PHYS 121)
4
GER Course 3
Open Elective 3
BIOL Elective 3
BIOL Laboratory 2-4
Introductory Physics II (PHYS 116)
or General Physics II – Electricity and Magnetism (PHYS 122)
4
GER Course 3
Open Elective 3
Year Total: 15-17 15-17

 

Fourth Year

Units
Fall Spring
BIOL Elective 3
or SAGES Capstone
Open Electives 12
SAGES Capstone 3
or BIOL Elective
BIOL Elective (if needed) 3
or Open Elective
Open Electives 9
Year Total: 15 15

 

Total Units in Sequence 121-125

 

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