Ecology and Evolution Sample Schedule

This is a sample schedule of how one could arrange a well-balanced curriculum for a major in Ecology and Evolution. We recommend students enroll in no more than 6 - 8 credits of science/math each term. Also, make sure to balance all labs across several terms.

Please note: The following schedule is only a suggestion for completing a major in Ecology and Evolution. There are many other ways to organize the courses. You should work with one of our Biological Sciences Advisors to create a plan suitable for you and your specific educational plans.

Year One

Fall Semester

  

Spring Semester

Course Credits    Course Credits
BIOSC 0150
CHEM 0110
WrkCmp 
GenEd
Elective
3
4
3
3
1
  *BIOSC 005X
BIOSC 0160
CHEM 0120
SemComp 
GenEd
Elective
1
3
4
3
3
1
Total

14

   Total 15

*BIOSC 0050 or 0058


Year Two

Fall Semester

  

Spring Semester

  

Summer Semester

Course Credits    Course Credits    Course Credits
*BIOSC 006X
BIOSC 0370
 or 0350
CHEM 0310 
GenEd 
GenEd
Elective
1
3

3
3
3
3
  MATH 0220
CHEM 0320
CHEM 0345
GenEd 
Elective
4
3
2
3
3
  PLE Field Course 3
Total

16

   Total 15    Total

3

*BIOSC 0067 or 0068


Year Three

Fall Semester

  

Spring Semester

Course Credits    Course Credits
BIOSC 0350 or 0370
BIOSC 0390
PHYS 0110 / 0174
GenEd 
Elective
3
1
3 / 4
3
3
  BIOSC 1130
  (Pre-req. for 1550)
PHYS 0111 / 0175
GenEd 
GenEd 
Elective*
3

3 / 4
3
3
3
Total

13 - 14

   Total

15 - 16

*Replace with PHYS 0212/0219 and 1 cr. elective only if applying to medical, dental, physical therapy, optometry, or (some) veterinary schools.


Year Four

Fall Semester

  

Spring Semester

Course Credits    Course Credits
BIOSC 1000
BIOSC 1320
BIOSC Elect.
GenEd 
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
  BIOSC 1550
BIOSC (Writ)
STAT 1000
GenEd 
GenEd
Elective
1
1
4
3
3
3
Total

15

   Total

15