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 1101English Composition I **3
ENC 1102English Composition II **3
SPC 1017Fundamentals of Oral Communication3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS)Credit Hours
6
BEHAVIORAL/ SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS)Credit Hours
DEP 2004Human Growth and Development3
PSY 1012General Psychology3
NATURAL SCIENCE (7 CREDITS)Credit Hours
BSC 1010General Biology I3
BSC 1010 LGeneral Biology I Lab1
MCB 2000CMicrobiology3
MATHEMATICS (7 CREDITS)Credit Hours
MAC 1105College Algebra I **3
STA 2014Introduction to Statistics**4
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)Credit Hours
CGS 1030Introduction to Information Technology4
SLS 1501College Study Skills0

CORE REQUIREMENTS (60 CREDITS)

Lower Level Courses (26 CREDITS)Credit Hours
CHM 1033Introduction to Chemistry3
CHM 1033 LIntroduction to Chemistry Lab3
BSC 2011General Biology II3
BSC 2011 LGeneral Biology II Lab1
BSC 1085CAnatomy and Physiology I4
BSC 1086CAnatomy and Physiology II4
MAC 1107College Algebra II3
MAC 1300Calculus3
PHY 1020Fundamentals of Physics3
PHY 1020 LFundamentals of Physics Lab1
Upper Level Courses (37 CREDITS)Credit Hours
BCH 3103Organic Chemistry I3
BCH 3033 LOrganic Chemistry Lab1
BCH 3034Organic Chemistry II3
BCH 3034 LOrganic Chemistry II Lab1
ENC 3311Advanced Research Writing3
PCB 3063Principles of Genetics3
BCH 3023CIntroductory Biochemistry4
PHY 3107General Physics II3
PHY 3107 LGeneral Physics II Lab3
PCB 4023Molecular and Cell Biology3
HSC 3572Nutrition and Health Issues3
ZOO 4602Human Embryology3
HSC 4500Epidemiology3
BSC 4910Capstone Research3

ELECTIVES (18 CREDITS)

Credit Hours
BSC 4422Biotechnology3
PCB 3233Immunology3
BSC 4022Biology of Aging3
HSA 3553Ethics in Health Care3
PCB 4028Biological Basis of Pharmacology3
HSA 4421Legal Aspects and Legislation in Healthcare3
PCB 3043Ecology3
Concentration in Education (Min. 18 CREDITS)Credit Hours
EDF 1005Introduction to Education3
EDF 2085Teaching Diverse Population3
EDF 1030Classroom Management3
CGS 1013Technology in Education3
EEX 2010Introduction to Exceptional3
TSL 3080Fundation of Teaching ESOL in the Schools3
RED 3393Content Reading Instruction3
EDF 3034Measurement and Evaluation in Education3

 

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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