Cell and Developmental Sample Schedule

This is a sample schedule of how one could arrange a well-balanced curriculum for a major in  Molecular Biology, Cell and Developmental Track. 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 Molecular Biology, Cell and Developmental Track. There are many other ways to organize the courses. You should work with one of our Bio. Science 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
WorkCmp
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

Course Credits    Course Credits
*BIOSC 006X
MATH 0220
CHEM 0310
GenEd 
Elective
Elective
1
4
3
3
3
1
  MATH 0230
CHEM 0320
CHEM 0345
GenEd 
Elective
Elective
4
3
2
3
3
1
Total

15

   Total

16

*BIOSC 0067 or 0068


Year Three

Fall Semester

  

Spring Semester

Course Credits    Course Credits
BIOSC 1810
BIOSC 0350
PHYS 0110 / 0174
GenEd 
GenEd 
3
3
3 / 4
3
3
  BIOSC 1820
BIOSC Elect. or *PHYS 0212 / 0219
PHYS 0111 / 0175
GenEd 
Elective
3
3 / 2
3
3
3
Total

15 - 16

   Total

14 - 15

*Not required for major. Only if applying to medical, dental, physical therapy, optometry, or (some) veterinary schools.


Year Four

Fall Semester

  

Spring Semester

Course Credits    Course Credits
BIOSC 1500
BIOSC 1940
BIOSC 1510 or 1950
GenEd
Elective
Elective
3
3
1 / 2
3
3
3
  BIOSC 1520
BIOSC 1560
BIOSC Lab
BIOSC (Writ) 
GenEd
GenEd
Elective or *BIOSC Elect.
3
1
1
1
3
3
3
Total

16 - 17

   Total

15

*If took PHYS 0212/0219 Jr. year.