University Catalogue

Curriculum in Biological Sciences
Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science
Ecology, Environmental, and Evolutionary Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

††GBIO 151G General Biology I 3 hours
††BIOL 152 General Biology Laboratory I 1 hour
ENGL 101 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
3 hours
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hour
*MATH 151 or
MATH 1611,G
College Algebra with Fundamentals 
College Algebra
3 hours
Foreign
Language 101
 SPAN 101, FREN 101, ITAL 101, LAT 101, or GERM 101  3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

††GBIO 153G General Biology II 3 hours
††BIOL 154 General Biology Laboratory II 1 hour
*CHEM 121G General Chemistry I for Science Majors 3 hours
CLAB 123 General Chemistry Laboratory I for Science Majors 1 hour
MATH 1621,G Plane Trigonometry 3 hours
ENGL 102 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors
3 hours
Foreign
Language 102
SPAN 102, FREN 102, ITAL 102, LAT 102, or GERM 102 3 hours
  Total: 17 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

CHEM 122 General Chemistry II for Science Majors 3 hours
CLAB 124 General Chemistry Laboratory II for Science Majors 1 hour
††MIC 205 General Microbiology 3 hours
††MICL 207 General Microbiology Laboratory 1 hour
ENGL 230 or
ENGL 231 or
ENGL 232G
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Elective   3 hours
MATH 1631 Applied Calculus 3 hours
  Total: 17 hours

 

Second Semester

COMM 211G Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
CHEM 261 and 
CLAB 2635
Survey of Organic Chemistry
Survey of Organic Chemistry Laboratory
4 hours
††GBIO 200 Cell Biology 3 hours
††GBIO 241 The Profession of Biology or Getting What You Came For 1 hour
Elective   3 hours
  Total: 14 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

††GBIO 3772 Applied Biostatistics 4 hours
††GBIO 341 Professional Aspects of Biology 1 hour
††GBIO 312 Genetics 3 hours
CHEM 281 and
CLAB 2835
Survey of Biochemistry
Survey of Biochemistry Laboratory
4 hours
PHYS 191 General Physics 3 hours
PLAB 193 General Physics Laboratory 1 hour
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

††GBIO 3952 General Ecology 3 hours
††GBIO 3972 General Ecology Laboratory 1 hour
ENGL 322 Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing 3 hours
††GBIO 4052 Evolutionary Biology 4 hours
PHYS 192 General Physics 3 hours
PLAB 194 General Physics Laboratory 1 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

Social
Science
Elective4,G
  3 hours
††Concentration
Elective2
  4 hours
Arts
Elective3,G
  3 hours
Elective   1 hour
††GBIO 441 Biology Seminar                                                  1 hours
  Total: 12 hours

 

Second Semester

††Concentration
Elective2
  3 hours
Elective   3 hours
Social
Science
Elective4,G
  3 hours
History
ElectiveG
                                                                  3 hours
  Total: 12 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses

*Grade of “C” or better
 ††A grade of "C" or better is required in these major courses.

1Mathematics 175 and 200 (10 credit hours) may be taken in place of Mathematics 161, 162, and 163 (9 credit hours). Students who take MATH 175 and 200 should take one less hour of electives.
2Courses for the Ecology, Environmental, and Evolutionary Concentration (20 credit hours) selected from the following in consultation with advisor:
Group A - Fundamental courses (13 credit hours) – students in the Ecology, Environmental, and Evolutionary Concentration must take the following four courses – GBIO 377, 395, 397, and 405
Group B – Concentration Electives (7 credit hours) – BOT 205, 347, 426, 427,429, 481, 482, GBIO 281, 404, 406, 408, 410, 418, 434, 439, 442, 481, 485, ZOO 301, 302, 352, 392, 409, 438, 456, 457, 458, 465, 470, 475, MIC 313, 423, 438. The following courses require PRIOR approval of the advisor and department head: GBIO 409 Internship 1-3 hours (3 hrs max); GBIO 450 Research Problems, 1-4 hours (4 hrs max); GBIO 493 Special Topics, 2-4 hours. A maximum of 4 credit hrs may be earned from the following courses: CMPS 450, GEOG 495, POLI 446, SOC 360.
3Courses can be taken in music, art, dance, or theatre.
4Courses can be selected in criminal justice, economics, geography, anthropology, political science, psychology, or sociology.
5Students planning on attending medical, dental, or other professional or graduate schools, and students pursuing a minor in Chemistry should take Chemistry 265/267 and Chemistry 266/268. Also, Chemistry  265/267 can NOT be used as a prerequisite for Chemistry 281/283. Students who have completed Chemistry 261/263 or 265/267 may take MIC 461 or GBIO 434 in place of Chemistry 281/283 or 266/268.