Botany B. S.

Students in Lab

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
Foreign Language 201 3
MTH 151 or STA 261 4-5
BIO 115 or BIO 191 4
GMP/Electives 3
Total Semester Hours 14-15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
Foreign Language 202 3
BIO 203 3
BIO 204W 4
GMP/Electives 6
Total Semester Hours 16

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
CHM 231 or CHM 241/244 5
BIO Plant Diversity 4
BIO Applied Botany 4
GMP/Electives 3
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
CHM 332 or CHM 432 3-4
BIO Genetics/Cell 3
PHY or GLG Related 3
GMP/Electives 6
Total Semester Hours 15-16

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BIO Ecology 3
BIO 400 Level "W" 
Coursework
3-4
BIO Advanced 3-4
Related Science 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15-17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BIO Advanced 3-4
Related Science 3-4
Electives 8
Experiential Learning 0
Total Semester Hours 15-17

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 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, 6/29/2018