Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Plant Biology (CASNR)

Bachelor of Science 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MATH 106 Calculus I 5 cr
LIFE 120 Fundamentals of Biology I 3 cr
LIFE 120L Fundamentals of Biology I Laboratory 1 cr
ENGL 150, 151, 254; JGEN 120, 200, 300 3 cr
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BIOS 109 General Botany 4 cr
LIFE 121 Fundamentals of Biology II 3 cr
LIFE 121L Fundamentals of Biology II Laboratory 1 cr
AGRO 153 or ACE course 3-4 cr
CHEM 110 General Chemistry II 4 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 251 Organic Chemistry I 3 cr
CHEM 253 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 1 cr
COMM 109, 209 or 286 3 cr
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
BIOS 207 Ecology and Evolution 4 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
Physics 5 cr
Plant Biology Option/Area of Focus 3 cr
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Secondary Major or ACE course 3 cr
Total Credits 14

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
BIOC 321 Elements of Biochemistry 3 cr
BIOC 321L Laboratory for Elements of Biochemistry 1 cr
Plant Biology Option/Area of Focus 4 cr
Plant Biology Option/Area of Focus 4 cr
AGRO 315 Genetics 4 cr
Plant Biology Portfolio and Assessment 0 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
Research Experience 1 cr
BIOS 471/871 Plant Systematics 4 cr
AGRO 325 Introductory Plant Physiology 4 cr
Plant Biology Option/Area of Focus 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Secondary Major or ACE course 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ECON 211 or 212 3 cr
Plant Biology Option/Area of Focus - ACE 10 3 cr
Plant Biology Option/Area of Focus 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Secondary Major 3 cr
ACE Course or Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
Plant Biology Option/Area of Focus 3 cr
Plant Biology Option/Area of Focus 4 cr
Career Experience in Plant Biology 1 cr
ACE Course 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Secondary Major/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Total Credits 14
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.

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