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Biological Sciences BA/MS - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 04.01 BIOLOGY GENERAL, CIP: 26.0101 Biology/Biological Sciences, General)

Biological Sciences

109 Cooke Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4610

Paul Gollnick,
Professor and Chair

Lara Hutson,
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the hUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
BIO 200LLB Evolutionary Biology M/SLI1 5
CHE 101LLR General Chemistry & CHE 113 Lab M/SLI2 5
MTH 121LR Surv Calculus & Appl 1 M/MQR 4
Total Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO 201LLB Cell Biology M 4
MTH 122LR Surv Calculus & Appl 2 or 142 M 4
CHE 102LLR General Chemistry & CHE 114 M 5
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
Total Credits: 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
CHE 201LLR Organic Chemistry I M 5
BIO 303LEC General Physiology Lec M 3
BIO 313LBR General Physiology Lab M 2
Pathway Course P 3
Pathway Course P 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO 305LEC Fund of Bio Chemistry M 3
BIO 315LLB Fund of Bio Chemistry Lab M 2
CHE 202LLR Organic Chemistry II M 5
Pathway Course P 3
Pathway Course P 3
Total Credits: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
PHY 101LR College Physics/107 M 5
BIO 319LEC Genetics M 3
BIO 329LLB Genetics Laboratory M 2
BIO 387LEC Communicating in Biology or Equivalent CL2 3
Diversity Learning DL 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
PHY 102LR College Physics/108 M 5
BIO Elective M 3
BIO Elective M 3
Pathway Course P 3
Total Credits: 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO Elective (GRAD) M 4
BIO 600 (ROTATION) M 1
BIO 610SEM Graduate Student Seminar M 1
BIO 614SEM Departmental Seminar M 1
Pathway Course P 2
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Elective E 2
Total Credits: 12
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO Elective (GRAD) M 4
BIO Elective (GRAD) M 4
BIO 600 (ROTATION) M 1
BIO 610SEM Graduate Student Seminar M 1
BIO 614SEM Departmental Seminar M 1
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 14

Fifth Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO Elective (GRAD) M 3
BIO 610SEM Graduate Student Seminar M 1
BIO 614SEM Departmental Seminar M 1
BIO 680 (Research) M 2
Total Credits: 7
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO Elective (GRAD) M 3
BIO 610SEM Graduate Student Seminar M 1
BIO 614SEM Departmental Seminar M 1
BIO 680 (Research) M 2
Total Credits: 7
Total Credits Required for Degree:
136
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DL Diversity Learning
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Mar 25, 2019 16:07:17