Plant Biology Option

Freshman YearCredits
BIOB 170IN - Principles of Biological Diversity4
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems4
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I
& CHMY 142 - College Chemistry I Lab
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II
& CHMY 144 - College Chemistry II Lab
Select one of the following:3
COMX 111US - Introduction to Public Speaking (formerly COM 110US)
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 Chemistry
& CHMY 212 - Elements of Organic Chemistry Lab
PHSX 205 - College Physics I4
Choose the Physics Option:7
PHSX 207 - College Physics II
BIOB 318 - Biometry
or STAT 216Q - Introduction to Statistics
Or Choose the Statistics Option:6
STAT 216Q - Introduction to Statistics
STAT 337 - Intermediate Statistics with Introduction to Statistical Computing
University Core and Electives5
Year Total: 30
Junior YearCredits
BIOB 375 - General Genetics3
BIOE 370 - General Ecology 3
BCH 380 - Biochemistry
& BCH 381 - Biochemistry Lab
University Core and Electives19
Year Total: 30
Senior YearCredits
BIOB 420 - Evolution3
Select one of the following:3
BIOO 433 - Plant Physiology
BIOO 437 - Plant Development
BIOO 460 - Plant Metabolism
BIOB 490R - Undergraduate Research1-4
University Core and Electives21
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 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 460--Plant Metabolism), 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.