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Biology Department

 

SUNY College at Oneonta 

Liberal Arts

BIOLOGY MAJOR - BIOL

Effective Fall 2006

A. Major Field Core  Courses
 
BIOL 100 General Biology I  (NL2) First Year 3 s.h.
BIOL 200 General Biology II   First Year 4 s.h.
BIOL 201

General Biology III

Second Year 4 s.h.
BIOL 212 General Genetics Second or Third Year 4 s.h.
BIOL 282 General Ecology Second or Third Year 4 s.h
          19 s.h.

                                                                                                     

B. Major Field Elective Courses    15-20 s.h.

 

1.  Select five courses from the list below including at least one from Botany and one Zoology course.
2.  One elective course must be at the 300 - level

3.  The following courses are taken by advisement -- (LA) Courses:  BIOL 294, 298, 394, 398;

     (Non-LA) Courses:  BIOL 295, 299, 395, 397, 399.
4.  * To receive credit for BIOL 205 in the major field, the sequel course BIOL 206 must also be taken.
         8 s.h. total

       

TOTAL:  34 - 39 s.h.

                                    
                                                     LIST OF ELECTIVE BIOLOGY COURSES
* BIOL 205 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 s.h.)  BIOL 350 Immunology
*BIOL 206 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 s.h.) BIOL 362 Microbiology (4 s.h.)
BIOL 207 Biology of Cancer BIOL 367 Aquatic Pollution
BIOL 216 Evolution  BIOL 370  General Physiology
BIOL 259 Marine Biology BIOL 380  Cell Biology 
BIOL 265 Evolution of Biology BIOL 384 Aquatic Biology (4 s.h.)
BIOL 294 Special Topics in Biology BIOL 385 Limnology (4 s.h.)
BIOL 295 Teaching Assistantship in Biology BIOL 388 Stream Ecology (4 s.h.)
BIOL 298 Undergraduate Seminar BIOL 386 Seminar in Conservation Biology
BIOL 299 Independent Study in Biology BIOL 394 Special Topics in Biology
BIOL 311 Human Genetics BIOL 395 Teaching Assistantship in Biology
BIOL 333 Regional Biology of Rocky Mountains BIOL 397 Internship in Biology
BIOL 338 Coastal Ecology of N.E. N. America BIOL 398 Undergraduate Seminar
 BIOL 340 Molecular Biology (4 s.h.) BIOL 399 Independent Study in Biology
   
BOTANY COURSES ZOOLOGY COURSES
BIOL 220 Economic Botany BIOL 242 Invertebrate Zoology  (4 s.h.)
BIOL 236 Vascular Plants BIOL 244 A Natural History of Insects  (4 s.h.)
BIOL 373 Plant Growth & Development BIOL 250 Natural History of Vertebrates (4 s.h.)
BIOL 381 Plant Ecology BIOL 252 Ornithology
  BIOL 356 Animal Behavior (4 s.h.)

C. Related Work
 
CHEM 111-112  General Chemistry I & II, in sequence First Year          8 s.h.
CHEM 221-322 Organic Chemistry I & II  Second year          8 s.h.
or
CHEM 226-330 Elem. Organic Chemistry & lntro. Biochemistry Second year          8 s.h.
      12 - 16 s.h.

                                                                                                    

Choose any four courses from the following                                                              

                

                       

CSCI   100      Introduction to Computer Technology

CSCI   116      Fundamentals of Programming or other Programming Language   

MATH 173      Calculus

MATH 103      Calculus II

PHYS  103      General Physics I (Non-Calculus)

PHYS  104      General Physics II (Non-Calculus)

PHYS  203      General Physics I (Prereq - MATH 173)

PHYS  204      General Physics II (Prereq - MATH 174)

STAT  101      Introduction to Statistics

STAT  201      Statistical Methods I  or any advanced statistics course

TOTAL:  28 - 32 s.h.

                                                                                                      

D.   Remaining Degree Requirements

Refer to the degree requirements stated in the current College Catalog and in the regularly updated sheets prepared by the Academic Advisement Office.  Other important sources of information are changes posted on the walls of Science Building I and curriculum information sheets in packets on the Biology Curriculum Bulletin Board.  Always consult your Biology Adviser for help and guidance.