Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Biology Environmental

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: see degree requirements.

Course sequence guide

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
450.114 Concepts Biology I450.115 Concepts Biology II
351.120 Physical Geology351.100 Environmental Geology
151.121 Physical Geology Lab353.141 Introduction to Statistics
320.101 Composition I3General Education Group A (Humanities)
 or General Education Group A (Humanities) or 20.101 Composition I
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
109.100 Optional University Seminar or 52.101 Intro Chemistry (based on testing)
15Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
450.242 Microbiology450.271 Cell Biology
452.115 Chemistry for Sciences I452.116 Chemistry for Sciences II
350.290 Writing in Biology3General Education Communications
 or General Education Communications or 50.290 Writing in Biology
3Free Elective341.105 Environmental Issues and Choices
 or GenEd Group B if 52.101 was required  OR 52.250 Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
15Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
350.351 Ecology350.332 Genetics
3Biology Major Elective3Biology Major Elective
454.111 Intro. Physics I3Science/Env Studies Elective
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
352.321 Analytical Chemistry I150.481 Senior Biology Sem
3Biology Major Elective3Biology Major Elective
3Science/Env Studies Elective3Science/Env Studies Elective
3Applied Statistics Elective3Free Elective
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3Free Elective
15Total Semester Credits13Total Semester Credits


A placement test is required for 52.115; 52.101 may be required as a prerequisite.

Students may count 1 Communications, Quantitative or Values course under appropriate Gen Ed area (A, B, or C).

Students choosing this option must then take an extra Free elective to reach 120 credits.