Sample Curriculum

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Molecular Genetics Undergraduate Major

Sample Semester Program: Example 1 Placed into Calculus; MG 4606 in Autumn of Year 2)
Year 1 – Autumn   Year 1 – Spring  
ARTSSCI 1100.07 (College Survey) 1 Chem 1220 5
Math 1151 or 1156 5 Bio 1113 4
Chem 1210 5 GE: Foreign Language 1 4
GE/elective 3 GE/elective 3
       
Semester Total 14 Semester Total 16
    Year 1 Total 30
Year 2 – Autumn   Year 2 – Spring  
Chem 2510 4 Chem 2520 4
Chem 2540 2 Mol Gen 4606 4
Bio 1114 4 GE: Foreign Language 3 4
GE: Foreign Language 2 4 GE 3
Mol Gen 4606 3 GE  
       
Semester Total 17 Semester Total 15
    Year 2 Total 32
Year 3 – Autumn   Year 3 – Spring  
Biochem 4511 or Mol Gen 5602** 4 Biochem 4511 or Mol Gen 5601** 4
Mol Gen 5645 2 Physics 1201 5
Physics 1200 5 1 or 2 Mol Gen Major Electives* 4 – 6
 Chem 2550 2 GE 3
GE 3    
       
Semester Total 16 Semester Total 16 – 18
    Year 3 Total 32 – 34
Year 4 – Autumn   Year 4 – Spring  
Mol Gen 5607 3 Mol Gen 5608 3
Mol Gen Major Elective* 2 – 3 Mol Gen Major Elective*  2 – 3
GE 3 GE 3
Free Elective (as needed) 3 Free Elective (as needed) 3
Free Elective (as needed) 3 Free Elective (as needed) 2 – 3
       
Semester Total 14 – 15 Semester Total 13 – 15
    Year 4 Total 27 – 30
*Mol Gen major elective courses vary from 1-5 credits. Some Mol Gen electives (e.g. 2220H, 2690, 3300, 3436) can be taken during Year 1. Mol Gen major coursework including electives must total at least 30 credits.
**Either Mol Gen 5601 or 5602 is required Grand Total 121+ Credit Hours
Sample Semester Program: Example 2 (Placed into Calculus; MG 4606 in Spring of Year 2)
Year 1 – Autumn   Year 1 – Spring  
ARTSSCI 1100.07 (College Survey) 1 Chem 1220 5
Math 1151 or 1156 5 Bio 1113 4
Chem 1210 5 GE: Foreign Language 1 4
GE/elective 3 GE/elective 3
       
Semester Total 14 Semester Total 16
    Year 1 Total 30
Year 2 – Autumn   Year 2 – Spring  
Chem 2510 4 Chem 2520 4
Chem 2540 2 Mol Gen 4606 4
Bio 1114 4 GE: Foreign Language 3 4
GE: Foreign Language 2 4 GE 3
GE 3    
       
Semester Total 17 Semester Total 15
    Year 2 Total 32
Year 3 – Autumn   Year 3 – Spring  
Biochem 4511 or Mol Gen 5602** 4 Biochem 4511 or Mol Gen 5601** 4
Mol Gen 5645 2 Physics 1201 5
Physics 1200 5 1 or 2 Mol Gen Major Electives* 4 – 6
 Chem 2550 2 GE 3
GE 3    
       
Semester Total 16 Semester Total 16 – 18
    Year 3 Total 32 – 34
Year 4 – Autumn   Year 4 – Spring  
Mol Gen 5607 3 Mol Gen 5608 3
Mol Gen Major Elective* 2 – 3 Mol Gen Major Elective*  2 – 3
GE 3 GE 3
Free Elective (as needed) 3 Free Elective (as needed) 3
Free Elective (as needed) 3 Free Elective (as needed) 2 – 3
       
Semester Total 14 – 15 Semester Total 13 – 15
    Year 4 Total 27 – 30
*Mol Gen major elective courses vary from 1-5 credits. Some Mol Gen electives (e.g. 2220H, 2690, 3300, 3436) can be taken before Mol Gen 4606. Mol Gen major coursework including electives must total at least 30 credits.
**Either Mol Gen 5601 or 5602 is required Grand Total 121+ Credit Hours