Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Microbiology (CASNR)

Bachelor of Science 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
LIFE 120 Fundamentals of Biology I 3 cr
LIFE 120L Fundamentals of Biology I Laboratory 1 cr
MATH 106 Calculus I 5 cr
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
ENGL 150, 151, 254; JGEN 120, 200, 300 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
LIFE 121 Fundamentals of Biology II 3 cr
LIFE 121L Fundamentals of Biology II Laboratory 1 cr
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
Elective/Minor/Secondary Major/Pre-Professional 3 cr
ALEC 102; COMM 101, 209, 210, 283, 286; JGEN 300 3 cr
Total Credits 14

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 110 General Chemistry II 4 cr
BIOS 206 General Genetics 4 cr
Elective/Minor/Secondary Major/Pre-Professional 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 251 Organic Chemistry I 3 cr
CHEM 253 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 1 cr
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
Microbiology Elective 3XX or above 3 cr
AECN 141; ECON 211 or 212 3 cr
Total Credits 13

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 252 Organic Chemistry II 3 cr
BIOS 312 Microbiology 3 cr
BIOS 314 Microbiology Laboratory 1 cr
Microbiology Elective 3XX or above 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
MBIO 443 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BIOC 431/831 Structure and Metabolism 3 cr
Microbiology Elective 3XX or above 3 cr
Microbiology Elective 3XX or above 3 cr
ACE 8 3 cr
MBIO 420 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
PHYS 141 Elementary General Physics I 5 cr
BIOS 498/898 Independent Research in Biological Sciences 2 cr
Microbiology Elective 3XX or above 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Secondary Major/Pre-Professional 3 cr
MBIO 440 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
BIOS 498/898 Independent Research in Biological Sciences 2 cr
PHYS 142 Elementary General Physics II 5 cr
Microbiology Elective 3XX or above 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Secondary Major/Pre-Professional 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Total Credits 16
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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