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Curriculum in Marine Biology

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 1020 Principles of Biology
   & BIOL 1021 Principles of Biology Laboratory
4BIOL 1030 Organismal Biology
   & BIOL 1031 Organismal Biology Laboratory
4
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
MATH 1610 Calculus I4Core Social Science23
CHEM 1030 Fundamentals Chemistry I3CHEM 1040 Fundamental Chemistry II3
CHEM 1031 Fundamental Chemistry I Laboratory1CHEM 1041 Fundamental Chemistry II Laboratory1
 15 14
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
Core Literature3BIOL 3040 Biology of Marine Systems3SUMMER MARINE LAB68
PHYS 1500 General Physics I4PHYS 1510 General Physics II4 
Core History3BIOL 3060 Ecology4 
BIOL 3000 Genetics4CHEM 2030 Survey of Organic Chemistry3 
 14 14 8
Junior
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
Core History or Literature13BIOL 3200 General Microbiology4SUMMER MARINE LAB68
BIOL 3030 Evolution and Systematics3BIOL 4100 Cell Biology3 
BIOL 4010 Invertebrate Biodiversity4STAT 2510 Statistics for Biological and Health Sciences3 
BCHE 3200 Principles of Biochemistry3Core Social Science or Humanities33 
 13 13 8
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Humanities 43BIOL 4950 Undergraduate Seminar1
Core Fine Arts3Biology Elective53
Physiology Elective54MMCB Elective53
Eco/Evo/Diversity Elective53Core Social Science23
 UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
 13 10
Total Hours: 122
1

Students must complete a two-course sequence in either HIST or LIT (for example, World History 1 and 2 or American Lit 1 and 2). For complete HIST and LIT sequence options, see the Bulletin.

2

Students who complete a HIST sequence other than HIST 1010 and HIST 1020 should talk to an advisor about CORE SOC SCI choices.

3

If a LIT sequence is chosen, this course must be a CORE SOCIAL SCIENCE. If a HIST sequence is chosen, this course must be a CORE HUMANITIES.

4

Choose from PHIL 1010, PHIL 1020, PHIL 1030, PHIL 1040, PHIL 1050, PHIL 1060, PHIL 1070, PHIL 1080, PHIL 1090, PHIL 1100 or HONR 1007 or HONR 1017.

5

See list of approved Biology electives.

6

All courses taken at a Summer Marine Lab must receive departmental approval.