J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center 518 MAIN * 479-575-3307 fulbrightadvising.uark.edu
Bachelor of Science in Biology (2014-2015) 35 hour State Minimum Core - These courses can be taken at NWACC (NWACC courses in parenthesis)
English Composition: 6 hours ENGL 1013 English Composition I (ENGL 1013) ENGL 1023 English Composition II (ENGL 1023) Fine Arts: 3 hours ARHS 1003 Art History Lecture (ARHS 1003) COMM 1003 Film Lecture (COMM 1003) MLIT 1003 Music Appreciation (MUSI 1003) THTR 1003 Intro to Theatre (DRAM 1003) ART 1033 Studio Art (not offered at UA) Humanities: 3 hours PHIL 2103 Intro to Ethics (PHIL 2103) PHIL 2203 Intro to Logic (PHIL 2203) Mathematics: 3 hours MATH 1203or MATH 1204 College Algebra (MATH 1203; MATH 1204; MATH 1205) NOTE: Due to pre-requisites, MATH 1313 is not a recommended course for BIOLmajors
Natural Science: 8 hours BIOL 1543/1541L Principles of Biology (BIOL 1544) BIOL 1603/1601L Principles of Zoology (BIOL 1604) BIOL 1613/1611L Plant Biology (BOTY 1614) CHEM 1103/1101L College Chem I (CHEM 1104) CHEM 1123/1121L College Chem II (CHEM 1124) PHYS 2013/2011L College Physics I (PHYS 2014) PHYS 2033/2031L College Physics II (PHYS 2034) PHYS 2054 University Physics I (PHYS 2054) PHYS 2074 University Physics II (PHYS 2074)
US History/Government: 3 hours HIST 2003 Hist. Am. People to 1877 (HIST 2003) HIST 2013 Hist. Am People from 1877 (HIST 2013) PLSC 2003 Am Natl Govt (PLSC 2003) Social Science: 9 hours ANTH 1023 Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 1023) ECON 2013 Macroeconomics (ECON 2013) ECON 2023 Microeconomics (ECON 2023) GEOG 1123 Human Geography (GEOG 1123) GEOG 2003 World Regional Geography (GEOG 2103; GEOG 2313) HESC 1403 Life Span Development (PSYC 2103) HESC 2413 Family Relations (PSYC 2063) HIST 1113 Institutions/Ideas of World Civ I (HIST 1003; HIST 1033; HIST 1113) HIST 1123 Institutions/Ideas of World Civ II (HIST 1013; HIST 1043; HIST 1123) PLSC 2203 State & Local Govt (PLSC 2203) PSYC 2003 General Psychology (PSYC 2003) SOCI 2013 General Sociology (SOCI 2013) SOCI 2033 Social Problems (SOCI 2033)
Major Requirements Unless specified, these courses should be taken at the UofA (NWACC courses in parenthesis) Pre-Requisite Mathematics: up to 4 hrs NOTE: These courses will typically count as general electives toward the BIOLBS degree at the UofA. Students are encouraged to begin the math sequence at the highest appropriate level. See advisor for proper placement.
MATH 1213 Trigonometry (MATH 1213) -OR MATH 1284 Precalculus (MATH 1285)
The above courses need to be completed so that students are able to begin Calculus I (or higher) at the time of transfer Mathematics: 4 hours MATH 2554 Calculus I (MATH 2554; 2525; 2555) *MATH 2564 Calculus II is strongly recommended Statistics: 3-4 hours STAT 2023 Biostatistics STAT 4003/4001L Statistical Methods Philosophy: 3 hours If not taken to satisfy Core above
PHIL 2103 Intro to Ethics (PHIL 2103) PHIL 2203 Intro to Logic (PHIL 2203) Physics: 8 hours PHYS 2013/2011L College Physics I (PHYS 2014) PHYS 2033/2031L College Physics II (PHYS 2034) -OR- PHYS 2054 University Physics I (PHYS 2054) PHYS 2074 University Physics II (PHYS 2074)
Chemistry: 19 hours CHEM 1103/1101L College Chem I (CHEM 1104) CHEM 1123/1121L College Chem II (CHEM 1124) CHEM 3603/3601L Organic Chemistry I CHEM 3613/3611L Organic Chemistry II CHEM 3813 Intro to Biochemistry NOTE: Students should complete CHEM I & CHEM II prior to transferring to the UofA in order to remain in sequence and to progress smoothly in the major. Biology Core: 13 hours BIOL 2533 Cell Biology (BIOL 2534) BIOL 2323 General Genetics BIOL 3863 General Ecology A Lab course from one of the above BIOL 3023 Evolutionary Biology NOTE: the following courses cannot be used in the BIOL Major Electives section: BIOL 2013/2011L Microbiology (BIOL 2014) BIOL 2213/2211L Human Physiology (BIOL 2214) BIOL 2443/2441L Human Anatomy (BIOL 2224) Required General Electives: Hours vary; discuss with your advisor. NOTE: courses necessary to complete the AA/AS at NWACC could count for general electives.
Biology Electives: 27 hours minimum
BIOL 1543/1541L Principles of Biology (BIOL 1544) BIOL 1603/1601L Principles of Zoology (BIOL 1604) BIOL 1613/1611L Plant Biology (BOTY 1614) No more than 8 hours of the above may apply Select two lab courses numbered 2000 or higher. This includes Biology CORE labs, special topics/research courses, and upper level BIOL courses with a lab component. BIOL ___________________________
BIOL ___________________________ BIOL courses numbered 3000 or higher (6 hours minimum) BIOL ___________________________
BIOL ___________________________ BIOL courses numbered 4000 or higher (12 hours minimum) BIOL ___________________________
This form is a guide and should not substitute for the University Catalog. Please see your advisor regularly. This is not a degree plan. This is not a contract. Additional preparatory courses may be necessary based on you placement test scores. You must see your advisor for proper course placement & selection. General Transfer Rules: 1) No more than 68 hours of lower-division (fr/so) course work will be used for the students degree; 2) Students must complete at least 50% of major requirements within the appropriate department in Fulbright College; 3) Students must complete at least 30 upper-division (jr/sr) courses at the UofA; 4) General transfer credit is awarded for courses with an earned grade of C or higher; 5) other graduation rules apply see your advisor.
http://catalog.uark.edu/undergraduatecatalog/academicregulations/transferofcredit/ NOTE: no degree credit is awarded for a world language course at the 1003 (Elementary I) level if the student is continuing with a language taken in high school or did not complete two years of a world language in high school. Students admitted to the university with a completed two-year college degree from an Arkansas state-supported two-year or four-year college or university, as stated in Act 182, may have general education (core) requirements waived; however, students must still complete any lower division, discipline specific courses required for the major.