This program offers the students an opportunity to tailor their education to their specific career goals within the field of science. It provides a basic background in biology and chemistry useful for students considering Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy or Pre-Dentistry. Florida National University awards a Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences upon graduation from this program.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 120 CREDITS)

General Education Requirements (39 Credits)

COMMUNICATIONS (9 CREDITS) Credit Hours
ENC 1101 English Composition I ** 3
ENC 1102 English Composition II ** 3
SPC 1017 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS) Credit Hours
6
BEHAVIORAL/ SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS) Credit Hours
DEP 2004 Human Growth and Development 3
PSY 1012 General Psychology 3
NATURAL SCIENCE (7 CREDITS) Credit Hours
BSC 1010 General Biology I 3
BSC 1010 L General Biology I Lab 1
MCB 2000C Microbiology 3
MATHEMATICS (7 CREDITS) Credit Hours
MAC 1105 College Algebra I ** 3
STA 2014 Introduction to Statistics** 4
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS) Credit Hours
CGS 1030 Introduction to Information Technology 4
SLS 1501 College Study Skills 0

CORE REQUIREMENTS (60 CREDITS)

Lower Level Courses (26 CREDITS) Credit Hours
CHM 1033 Introduction to Chemistry 3
CHM 1033 L Introduction to Chemistry Lab 3
BSC 2011 General Biology II 3
BSC 2011 L General Biology II Lab 1
BSC 1085C Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BSC 1086C Anatomy and Physiology II 4
MAC 1107 College Algebra II 3
MAC 1300 Calculus 3
PHY 1020 Fundamentals of Physics 3
PHY 1020 L Fundamentals of Physics Lab 1
Upper Level Courses (37 CREDITS) Credit Hours
BCH 3103 Organic Chemistry I 3
BCH 3033 L Organic Chemistry Lab 1
BCH 3034 Organic Chemistry II 3
BCH 3034 L Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
ENC 3311 Advanced Research Writing 3
PCB 3063 Principles of Genetics 3
BCH 3023C Introductory Biochemistry 4
PHY 3107 General Physics II 3
PHY 3107 L General Physics II Lab 3
PCB 4023 Molecular and Cell Biology 3
HSC 3572 Nutrition and Health Issues 3
ZOO 4602 Human Embryology 3
HSC 4500 Epidemiology 3
BSC 4910 Capstone Research 3

ELECTIVES (18 CREDITS)

Credit Hours
BSC 4422 Biotechnology 3
PCB 3233 Immunology 3
BSC 4022 Biology of Aging 3
HSA 3553 Ethics in Health Care 3
PCB 4028 Biological Basis of Pharmacology 3
HSA 4421 Legal Aspects and Legislation in Healthcare 3
PCB 3043 Ecology 3
Concentration in Education (Min. 18 CREDITS) Credit Hours
EDF 1005 Introduction to Education 3
EDF 2085 Teaching Diverse Population 3
EDF 1030 Classroom Management 3
CGS 1013 Technology in Education 3
EEX 2010 Introduction to Exceptional 3
TSL 3080 Fundation of Teaching ESOL in the Schools 3
RED 3393 Content Reading Instruction 3
EDF 3034 Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3

 

All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.

NOTE: A total of up to 60 credits may be transferred from the General Education and/or Elective courses taken during a degree program. FNU reserves the right to transfer the appropriate courses.

*General Education Component (see page 149)
**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

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