Biological Physics B. S.

Students in Lab

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
Foreign Language 201 3
CHM 231 or 241 & 244 4-5
MTH 251 4
PHY 191 5
Total Semester Hours 16-17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
Foreign Language 202 3
BIO 203 3
PHY 192 5
STA 301 3
Elective/GMP 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 252 4
PHY 281 3
PHY 292 & 294 4
Elective/GMP 5
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
PHY 282 3
PHY 293 2
PHY 286 3
PHY Electives 6
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
PHY 292 & 294 4
PHY Electives 6
Elective/GMP 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Experiential Learning 0
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
PHY 421 or 422 4
PHY Electives 6
Elective/GMP 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Assumptions

  • Student has earned at least 30 semester hours (AP, Post Secondary, Transfer, IB, etc.), most of which apply to the Global Miami Plan Foundation and College of Arts and Science Divisional requirements
  • Student has earned prerequisite credit or appropriate placement score for 2nd year of foreign language
  • Student has earned credit for: BIO 116 (or equivalent), MTH 151, and one year of College Chemistry (or equivalents)

Note

  • This plan makes several assumptions and should NOT be construed as a substitute for academic advising.
  • All requirements are subject to change.
  • Students must complete all requirements in order to graduate.
  • Please be aware that some PHY courses are only offered in the fall and others in the spring; attention must be paid to the pre-requisite structure of these courses.
  • MTH 2 thematic sequence can be earned by taking MTH 222 or 231 in addition to the required MTH 151 and STA 301

Key

BIO = Biology
CHM = Chemistry
GMP = Global Miami Plan
MTH = Math
PHY = Physics 
STA =  Statistics

Updated by CAS Advising, 7/15/2016