Zoology B. S.

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First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
Foreign Language 201 3
BIO 115 4
CHM 241 and 244 5
GMP Electives 5
Total Semester Hours 17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
Foreign Language 202 3
CHM 242 and 245 5
MTH 151 or STA 261 4-5
BIO 116 4
Total Semester Hours 16-17

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BIO Core Coursework 6
PHY 161 or 191 4-5
Thematic Sequence 3
BIO Related Coursework 3
Total Semester Hours 16-17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BIO Core Coursework 7
PHY 162 or 192 4-5
Thematic Sequence 3
BIO Adv. Coursework 3
Total Semester Hours 16-17

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BIO Adv. Coursework 6
BIO Capstone 3
BIO Related Coursework 7
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BIO Adv. Coursework 6
Thematic Sequence 
(see note)
4
BIO Related Coursework 3
Experiential Learning 0
Electives 4
Total Semester Hours 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 appropriate placement score for MTH 151 or STA 261.
  • Student has earned credit for one year of College Chemistry.

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.
  • The Zoology major is housed within the Biology Department.
  • CHM 2 Thematic Sequence can be completed by adding CHM 332 to courses required for the major; this course can also apply to the major’s related hours requirement.
  • Please be aware that some ZOO courses are only offered in the fall semester and others in the spring; attention must be paid to the prerequisite structure of these courses.

Key:

CHM = Chemistry
MTH = Mathematics
GMP = Global Miami Plan
PHY = Physics
STA = Statistics
ZOO = Zoology

Updated by CAS Advising, 8/16/16