Plant Biology Option

Freshman YearCredits
BIOB 170IN - Principles of Biological Diversity4
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems4
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I4
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II4
Select one of the following:3
COM 110US - Public Communication
CLS 101US - Knowledge and Community
WRIT 101W - College Writing I3
M 161Q - Survey of Calculus4
University Core and Electives4
Year Total: 30
Sophomore YearCredits
BIOO 220 - General Botany3
CHMY 211 - Elements of Organic Chemistry5
PHSX 205 - College Physics I4
PHSX 207 - College Physics II4
Select one of the following:3
BIOB 318 - Biometry
STAT 216Q - Introduction to Statistics
University Core and Electives11
Year Total: 30
Junior YearCredits
BIOB 375 - General Genetics3
BIOE 370 - General Ecology (equiv to 270)3
BCH 380 - Biochemistry5
University Core and Electives19
Year Total: 30
Senior YearCredits
BIOB 420 - Evolution3
BIOO 433 - Plant Physiology3
University Core and Electives24
Year Total: 30
Total Program Credits: 120

Additional Requirements:

A minimum of 20 credits of advisor-approved plant biology electives must be taken, at least 16 of which must be upper division. Up to 7 total credits may be included from BIOB/HORT 490R, BIOB/HORT 492, and BIOB/HORT 498 courses. Electives could come from any plant biology courses in the Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology Department (e.g., AGSC 454--Agrostology, BIOO 435--Plant Systematics, BIOO 437--Plant Development, BIOO 458--Plant Cell Physiology), other plant courses in the Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology Department (e.g., BIOM 421--Concepts of Plant Pathology, BIOM 423--Mycology, etc.), and selected courses in the departments of Animal & Range Sciences, Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Microbiology, Cell Biology & Neuroscience, Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Computer Science.