Organismal Biology-Pre-Veterinary Medicine Option

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 1020 Principles of Biology3BIOL 1030 Organismal Biology3
BIOL 1021 Principles of Biology Laboratory1BIOL 1031 Organismal Biology Laboratory1
MATH 1610 Calculus I4ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3CHEM 1040 Fundamental Chemistry II3
CHEM 1030 Fundamentals Chemistry I3CHEM 1041 Fundamental Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHEM 1031 Fundamental Chemistry I Laboratory1Core History3
 15 14
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature3Core History or Literature13
Core Social Science23CHEM 2080 Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 2070 Organic Chemistry I3CHEM 2081 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHEM 2071 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory1BIOL 3030 Evolution and Systematics3
BIOL 3060 Ecology4BIOL 3000 Genetics4
 14 14
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 3100 Plant Biology, 3200 General Microbiology, 4010 Invertebrate Biodiversity, or 4020 Vertebrate Biodiversity4BIOL 4100 Cell Biology3
BIOL 4950 Senior Seminar1PHYS 1510 General Physics II4
Core Social Science or Humanities33ANSC 3400 Animal Nutrition4
Core Fine Arts3Core Social Science23
PHYS 1500 General Physics I4Core Humanities43
BCHE 5180 Biochemistry I3 
Students who complete the above 6 semesters and successfully complete the first year of veterinary school may be awarded a BS in Organismal Biology. In the event the first year Veterinary College alternative is not followed, the indicated senior year courses must be successfully completed to recieve the BS in Organismal Biology.  
 18 17
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Biology Elective54Biology Elective54
Eco/Evo/Diversity Electives56Cell/Mol/Micro Elective53
Cell/Mol/Micro/ Electives54Physiology Elective54
BCHE 5181 Biochemistry I Laboratory1UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation60
 BCHE 5190 Biochemistry II3
 BCHE 5191 Biochemistry II Laboratory1
 15 15
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 choose 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 SOC SCI. 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

 This course must be taken the semester of graduation.