UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

BIOLOGY CURRICULUM OPTIONS

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES OPTION

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES OPTION

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOLOGY-LIBERAL ARTS

Required core courses (21-22 cr.)

Biology 110 Freshman Colloquium, 1 cr.
Biology 150 General Biology, 3 cr. or Biology 160 General Biology: Freshman Research, 4 cr.
Biology 230 General Zoology, 3 cr.
Biology 240 Cell & Molecular Biology, 3 cr.
Biology 341 Anatomy & Physiology I, 4 cr.
Biology 342 Anatomy & Physiology II, 4 cr.
Biology 350 Genetics & Evolution, 3 cr.

Electives to bring total to 34 cr.
(Note: Up to 6 elective credits may be taken from outside the Biology Department, by program exception.)

Biology 195  Freshman Research Experience, 3 cr.
Biology 243  Intro to Biol. Greek-Latin, 2 cr.
Biology 295  Lab Research Experience, 2 cr.
Biology 305  App. in Molecular Biology, 3 cr.
Biology 307  Human Heredity, 2 cr.
Biology 324  Microbiology, 4 cr.
Biology 345  Immunology, 3 cr.
Biology 353  Histology, 4 cr.
Biology 356  Neurobiology, 3 cr.
Biology 364  Developmental Biology, 3 cr.
Biology 379  Internship, 3-6 cr.
Biology 389  Special Topics in Biology, 3 cr.
Biology 451  Molecular Biology, 4 cr.
Biology 453  Virology, 3 cr.
Biology 463  Animal Cell Culture, 3 cr.
Biology 464  Stem Cells, 3 cr.
Biology 495  Undergraduate Research, 3 cr.
Biology 499  Independent Study, 1-3 cr.
ANSC 231  Principles of Nutrition, 3 cr.
ANSC 447  Endocrinology, 2 cr.
ANSC 448  Reproductive Physiology, 3 cr.
HEAL 315  Human Nutrition, 3 cr.  

Required supporting courses (21 cr.):  

Chemistry 120 or 121*, 122 or Chemistry 130, 233
Physics 121* or 131
Math 147*, 149
Math 226, Math 231 (recommended), or ANSC 341 

MINOR DEPT: ______________________ (21-24 cr)   

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LIBERAL ARTS (8-12 cr) 

Take 3 approved Liberal Arts courses (see www.uwrf.edu/cas/ for list of courses).  At least 2 courses must be at the 200 level or above.  Test-out credits are excluded. Courses must be taken from at least two divisions. One course may be within the division of the major (Science/Math) but must be outside of the departments of the major and minor.  University requirements (American Cultural Diversity and Global Perspectives) may double count in Liberal Arts.  General Education, Major, and Minor courses MAY NOT double count in Liberal Arts.       

Humanities/Fine Arts:            
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GENERAL ELECTIVES:

Additional credits to achieve a total of 120 credits. 
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FIELD BIOLOGY OPTION

FIELD BIOLOGY OPTION

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOLOGY-REQUIREMENTS CHECKLIST
NOTE: A total of 34 Required-Core and Directed-Elective credits, plus 21 credits of Required Supporting courses, are required to complete the Biology Major.

Required Course Requirement:

Biology 110 Freshman Colloquium, 1 cr.
Biology 150 General Biology, 3 cr.
or Biology 160 General Biology: Freshman Research, 4 cr.
Biology 210 General Botany, 3 cr.
Biology 230 General Zoology, 3 cr.
Biology 296 Field Research Experience, 2 cr.
Biology 350 Genetics and Evolution, 3 cr.
Biology 360 Ecology Colloquium, 1 cr.

ELECTIVES: 18-19 cr. hrs:

(Note: Up to 6 elective credits may be taken from outside the Biology Department by program exception.)

Biology 103 Fundamentals of Biological Evolution, 3 cr.
Biology 195  Freshman Research Experience, 3 cr.
Biology 240  Cell & Molecular Biology, 3 cr.
Biology 243  Intro to Biol. Greek-Latin, 2 cr.
Biology 295 Lab Research Experience, 2 cr.
Biology 305  Applications in Molecular Biology, 3 cr.
Biology 310  Identification of Plants, 3 cr.
Biology 314  Plant Pathology, 3 cr.
Biology 320  Plant Physiology, 3 cr.
Biology 324  Microbiology, 4 cr.
Biology 333  Entomology, 3 cr.
Biology 344  Wildlife Biology, 4 cr.
Biology 350  Genetics & Evolution, 3 cr.
Biology 354  Freshwater Biology, 3 cr.
Biology 379  Internship, 3-6 cr.
Biology 434  Ichthyology, 3 cr.
Biology 444  Ornithology, 3 cr.
Biology 499  Independent Study, 1-3 cr.

ESM 220  Environmental Sustainability: Theories, Issues, & Management, 3 cr.
ESM 333  Remote Sensing of Natural Resources, 3 cr.
ESM 343  Woodlot Management, 3 cr.
ESM 360  Applied Hydrology & Water Quality, 4 cr.
ESM 413  Environmental Analysis, 4 cr.

Geog 250  Cartography I, 3 cr.
Geog 360  Introduction to GIS, 3 cr.
Geol 202  Oceanography, 3 cr.
Geol 269  Environmental Geology, 2 cr.
Geol 445  Hydrogeology, 4 cr.

Required supporting courses (21 cr.):   

Chemistry 121* and 122 ("General Chemistry" sequence, recommended for field bio option), or Chemistry 130, 233 (Organic Chemistry first, sequence)
Physics 121* (Algebra-Based Physics) or 131 (Calculus-Based Physics)
Math 147* College Algebra and Trigonometry, or Math 149 Pre-calculus, depending on math placement score
Math 231 (Biostatistics), or ANSC 341 (Biometrics)

MINOR DEPT: ______________________ (21-24 cr)   
(Note: a minor is NOT required for graduation; nonetheless, many students prefer to declare a minor)

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Note: General Education requirements are shown on reverse side.


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Current Undergraduate Catalog


Undergraduate Catalog Program and Courses links

The current online undergraduate catalog is continually updated with approved program requirements. Each fall a snapshot of the catalog is taken and provided as an archived copy for use by entering students. Students should refer to the catalog under which they entered and consult with their advisors and DARS to determine individual program requirements.

Current Biology Undergraduate Catalog

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