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Xavier University of Louisiana    
 
    
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
University Catalog 2016-2017

Biology, B.A.


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 16


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 16


Senior Year


Semester Hours: 14


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 14


Summary: B.A. Program in Biology


Fundamental Core: 18


English Composition (6, ENGL 1000 /ENGL 1010 , ENGL 1020 ), Mathematics (3 of 4, MATH 1030 ), Natural Science (3 of 4, BIOL 1230 /BIOL 1230L  ), World Language (6)

Essential Core: 36


Freshman Seminar (2), African American and Diaspora Studies (3), Communication Studies (3), Fine Arts (3), History (3), Natural Science (3, BIOL 1240 ), Philosophy (6), Physical Education (1, activity course), Economics, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology (3), Theology (6), World Literature (3, ENGL 2010 )

Expansive Core: 6


Including PHYS 1010  or IPSC (if taken for Physical Science)

Minor: 18


Free Electives: 4


Total Hours: 125


*See under “Required and elective courses in the Department.”

** PHYS 1010 PHYS 2010 , IPSC 2010 , or IPSC 2020  will satisfy the Physical Science requirement. PHYS 1010  IPSC 2010 , or IPSC 2020  will satisfy both the physical science and an Expansive Core requirement.

*** If PHYS 2010  is used to complete the physical science requirement, an Expansive Core course will be needed instead of a Free Elective.