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2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, BS (43-380) (Area 6: Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet) (4 Year Guide)

This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.

Suggested Schedule

Semester Total: 16 Hours

Semester Total: 15 Hours

Semester Total: 15 Hours

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

Semester Total: 14 Hours

Semester Total: 16 Hours

Semester Total: 15-17 Hours

Senior Year - Fall Semester

Semester Total: 15 Hours

Senior Year - Spring Semester

Semester Total: 13-15 Hours

Biology Major (Area 6: Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet), BS Degree - 120 hours

  • * A grade of C or higher in MATH 1111  is recommended for enrollment in CHEM 1131 . Although an ACT math score of 21 or higher allows placement into CHEM 1131 , it is not generally recommended. It is recommended that MATH 1111  is taken before CHEM 1131 .
  • # A grade of C or better is required to enroll in future major coursework. See the Undergraduate Catalog for more information.
  • * * Twelve hours of major electives are required. See the 2016 Undergraduate Catalog or the Central Degree Audit for the list of appropriate major area electives. CHEM 3421  and PHYS 1102  are strongly recommended for admission into professional programs.
  • 10 This course fulfills Competency 10 - Integration in the General Education program. The hours count in the major, not in general education.
  • It is highly recommended that students meet with their faculty advisor each semester.
  • Students seeking professional school admission should complete an average of 15 or more credit hours per semester.
  • To satisfy the General Education Assessment (GEA) Policy, students must take the GEA after they earn 60 credit hours but before earning 75 credit hours. Transfer students who have more than 60 hours earned should take the exam during their second semester at UCM. Students must achieve a passing score of 425 to meet graduation requirements. Students may register for the GEA through MyCentral. Contact UCM Testing Services (HUM 216, 660-543-4919, testingservices@ucmo.edu) for more information.