Sep 21, 2020  
2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology, BS (43-380) (Area 2: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) (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: 15 Hours


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Semester Total: 14 Hours


Sophomore Year - Spring Semester


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Junior Year - Fall Semester


Semester Total: 16 Hours


Junior Year - Spring Semester


Semester Total: 14 Hours


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Semester Total: 16 Hours


Biology Major (Area 2: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology), BS Degree - 120 hours


  • # A grade of C or better is required to enroll in CHEM 1132 .
  • * This major requires 16 hours of major electives, 8 hours each from two different course lists. See the 2016 Undergraduate Catalog or Central Degree Audit for the lists of appropriate Biology major area electives.
  • ** If BIOL 2510  is chosen this class will also count in the General Education program. If chosen, 3 additional hours of free choice electives will be needed.
  • *** Students interested in government agency jobs are strongly encouraged to consider taking GEOS 4220 - Geographic Information Systems I (3)  (3 credit hours) as a free elective choice.
  • 10 This course fulfills Competency 10 - Integration in the General Education program. The hours count in the major, not in general education.
  • 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.