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Sample Curriculum - Bachelor of Science* in Biological Sciences, Genetics and Cellular Biology

Term   Course   Credit
Hours
Fall
Year 1
  BIOL 150 – Biology I (BLS, EL)   4
  CHEM 121A – General Chemistry I (BPS)   4
  CHEM 125A – General Chemistry Lab I (EL)   1
  ENG 101 – English Composition I   3
  MATH 145 – Calculus for Life Sciences (QR)   5
  Total   17
Spring
Year 1
  BIOL 151 – Biology II (BLS, EL)   4
  CHEM 121B – General Chemistry II (BPS)   4
  CHEM 125B – General Chemistry Lab II(EL)   1
  ENG 102 – English Composition II   3
  ACS 101 or 103 - Oral Expression   3
  Total   15

Fall
Year 2
  BIOL 220 – Genetics (BLS, EL)   4
  CHEM 241A – Organic Chemistry I (BPS)   3
  RA 101 – Reasoning & Argumentation   3
  STAT 244 - Statistics (BICS)   4
  Breadth Humanities (BHUM)   3
  Total   17
Spring
Year 2
  BIOL 319 – Cell & Molecular Biology   4
  CHEM 241B – Organic Chemistry II (BPS)   3
  CHEM 245 – Organic Chemistry Lab (EL)   2
  Breadth Fine & Performing Arts (BFPA)   3
  Elective   3
  Total   15

Fall
Year 3
  BIOL Non-GCB Elective   4
  CHEM 351 – Biochemistry I   3
  PHYS 131/131L – or PHYS 151, 151L   5
  Elective   3
  Total   15
Spring
Year 3
  CHEM 352 – Biochemistry II   3
  PHYS 132/132L or PHYS 152, 152L   5
  Breadth Social Science (BSS)   3
  Elective   3
  Total   14

Fall
Year 4
  BIOL GCB Elective 400 Level   4
  BIOL 492 – Biological Sci Colloquium I   1
  BIOL GCB Elective 400 Level   3
  Interdisciplinary Studies (IS)   3
  Health Experience (EH)   3
  Total   14
Spring
Year 4
  BIOL GCB Elective 400 Level   3
  BIOL 492m or 497   1
  Experience Global Culture (EGC)   3
  Experience United States Culture (EUSC)   3
  Elective   3
  Total   13
*   Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree will need to complete 6 additional courses in Fine and Performing Arts or Humanities, including one year of the same foreign language.

TRANSFER STUDENTS Coursework completed at regionally accredited institutions will be evaluated upon admission to the University. Results of transfer credit evaluations are available to students through CougarNet. For more information regarding transfer, please visit siue.edu/transfer.

Genetics and Cellular Biology

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Department of Biological Sciences
Undergraduate Inquiries
Office Phone: (618) 650-3927
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