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Suggested Sequence of Courses

First Year

Units
Fall Spring
Calculus for Science and Engineering I (MATH 121) 4
Principles of Chemistry I (CHEM 105) 3
Principles of Chemistry Laboratory (CHEM 113) 2
SAGES First Seminar 4
BIOL 214 Genes, Evolution, and Ecology 3
PHED Physical Education 0
BIOL 215 Cells and Proteins 3
Calculus for Science and Engineering II (MATH 122)
or Calculus II (MATH 124)
4
Principles of Chemistry II (CHEM 106) 3
Open Elective 3
SAGES University Seminar 3
PHED Physical Education 0
Year Total: 16 16

 

 

Second Year

Units
Fall Spring
PHYS 121 General Physics I OR EECS 132 Elementary Programming in Java 3
MATH 223 Calculus III 3
SAGES University Seminar 3
BIOL 216 Development and Physiology 3
GER Course 3
BIOL 300 Dynamics of Biological Systems 3
PHYS 122 General Physics II OR PHYS 121 General Physics I 4
Open Elective 3
GER Course 3
MATH 224 Elementary Differential Equations 3
Year Total: 15 16

 

Third  Year

Units
Fall Spring
BIOL 306 Dynamics of Biological Systems II 3
EECS 302/MATH304 3
EECS 132 Java OR PHYS 122 General Physics II 4
BIOL Elective 3
GER Course 3
STAT 312 Basic Statistics for Engineering and Science 3
EECS 233 Introduction to Data Structures 3
BIOL Elective 3
SAGES Departmental Seminar 3
GER Course 3
Year Total: 16 15

 

Fourth Year

Units
Fall Spring
SAGES Capstone (Recommended) 3
BIOL Sub-specialty Elective 3
Systems Elective 3
Open Elective 3
Open Elective 3
BIOL Elective 3
BIOL Sub-specialty elective 3
Systems Elective 3
Open Elective 3
Open Elective 3
Year Total: 15 15

 

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