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DISCIPLINE COVER SHEET #2

SEMESTER

CURRICULUM CHANGES

FORM B

(2/00)

FORM B: DISCIPLINE OBJECTIVES AND REQUIREMENTS

(Submit to Division Chair)

Note: All changes become effective the fall semester following Campus Assembly approval.

 

Discipline:

Biology

Date

7 September 2000

See instructions given in separate document.

 

I. Introductory Statement:

No change

II. Objectives:

No change

III. Assessment:

No change

IV. Requirements for a Major:

Biol 1101—Freshman Seminar in Biological Principles

Biol 2101—Evolution of Biodiversity

Biol 2111—Cell Biology

Biol 3101—Genetics

Biol 3111—Biochemistry

Biol 3121—Molecular Biology

Biol 3131—Ecology

Biol 3701--Biological Communications

Biol 4901—Senior Seminar

Chem 1101-1102—General Chemistry I-II

or Chem 1111-1102--General Chemistry II or 111202H—Honors General Chemistry I-II

Chem 2301—Organic Chemistry I

Chem 2302—Organic Chemistry II

Chem 2311—Organic Chemistry Lab I

Math 1021—Survey of Calculus

or Math 1101—Calculus I

MathStat 1601—Introduction to Statistics

or MathStat 2601—Statistical Methods

at least 8 12 additional credits from:

Biol numbered 4000-4500

or at least 8 credits from Biol numbered 4000-4500 plus one course from:

or Psy 3211—Biological Psychology

or Psy 3201—Comparative Psychology

or Geol 3111—Introduction to Invertebrate Paleontology

Required courses may not be taken S-N unless offered S-N only. Up to 5 credits of coursework with a grade of D may be used to meet the major requirements if offset by an equivalent number of credits of A or B in the major.

Biology majors are advised to complete their chemistry and mathematics requirements as early as possible. All majors should have their programs approved by a biology adviser by the beginning of their junior year.

 

The speaking component is met in the biology major via the following course:

Biol 4901—Senior Seminar

 

The writing component of the general education requirements is met in the

biology major via the following course, which requires writing assignments

and/or term papers:

Biol 1101—Biological Principles

Biol 3701--Biological Communication

The computing component of the general education requirements is met in

the biology major via the following courses, which utilize computer software

in class and in processing data from experiments or field projects:

Biol 2111—Cell Biology and Biol 4311—Conservation Genetics

 

V. Requirements for a Minor:

Biol 1101—Biological Principles

Biol 2101—Evolution of Biodiversity

Biol 2111—Cell Biology

two additional Biol courses numbered 3000-4500 or one additional Biol course numbered 3000-4500 plus either:

Psy 3211--Biological Psychology

or Psy 3201--Comparative Psychology

or Geol 3111--Introduction to Invertebrate Paleontology

VI. Requirements for Teacher Preparation:

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