Botany B. S.

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First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
Foreign Language 201 3
MTH 151 or STA 261 4-5
BIO Core 4
CHM 241 and 244 5
Total Semester Hours 16-17
4
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
Foreign Language 202 3
BIO 203 3
CHM 242 & 245 5
GMP/Electives 6
Total Semester Hours 17

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BIO Plant Diversity 3
BIO Applied Botany 4
PHY or GLG Related 3
CHM Thematic 5
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BIO 204 3
BIO Genetics/Cell 3
GMP/Electives 9
Total Semester Hours 15

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BIO Ecology 3
BIO Advanced 4
CHM Thematic 5
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BIO 425 4
BIO Advanced 4
BIO Capstone 3
Electives 4
Experiential Learning 0
Total Semester Hours 15

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 115 or 116 (or equivalents) and one year of College Chemistry (or equivalents)
  • Student has earned prerequisite credit or appropriate placement score for MTH 151 and STA 261

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 BIO courses are only offered in the fall and others in the spring; attention must be paid to the pre-requisite structure of these courses.
  • Student automatically completes a CHM thematic sequence (CHM 1 or CHM 2) due to the related hours required

Key:

BIO = Biology
CHM = Chemistry
GLG = Geology & Environmental Earth Science
GMP = Global Miami Plan
MTH = Math
PHY = Physics
STA =  Statistics

Updated by CAS Advising, 8/8/2017