Biology Options


Biology Department


B.A. in Biology /Albany Medical Program (33.000 credits)
BIOL 110 - General Biology I                                                    OR
BIOL 170 - Advanced General Biology 4 cr.
BIOL 120 - General Biology II Lecture                                        OR 4 cr. OR
BIOL 180 - Advanced Gen Biology Seminar 2 cr.
BIOL 190 - Writing/Researching Skills for Biology 3 cr.
BIOL 220 - Cell Biology 4 cr.
BIOL 260 - Molecular Genetics 3 cr.
BIOL 420 - Biochemistry 4 cr.
BIOL 490 - Biology Seminar 2 cr.
Biology Seminar must have medical topic as subject 
1 course from each of the following areas:
Morphology (MORP) 4 cr.
Organismic & Population (ORPO) 3 cr.

Physiology (PHYL)

4 cr.

Auxiliary (53.000 credits)
CHEM 110 - General Chemistry 1 4 cr.
CHEM 120 - General Chemistry II 4 cr.
CHEM 210 - Organic Chem I 4 cr.
CHEM 220 - Organic Chem II   4 cr.
MATH 110 - Calculus I 4 cr.
MATH 120 - Calculus II 4 cr.
PHIL 210 - Ethics 3 cr.
PHYS 110 - General Physics IA  4 cr.
PHYS 120 - General Physics IIA  4 cr.
PSYC 100 General Psychology 3 cr.
RELG 360 - Morals and Medicine 3 cr.

SWRK 200 - Interpersonal Communication Skills

3 cr.

 
Two additional courses in Philosophy, 200 level and above 6 cr.
 

Students take Honors First Year Seminar 100 and 101 and they  are required to take two additional honors courses from the School of Liberal Arts offerings 

Students must successfully complete a minor in one of the programs in the School of Liberal Arts

Siena-Albany Medical College Program

 


B.S. in Biology (36.000 credits AND 11 courses)
BIOL 110 - General Biology I                                           OR

BIOL 170 - Advanced General Biology

4 cr.

BIOL 120 - General Biology II Lecture                              OR 4 cr. OR

BIOL 180 - Advanced Gen Biology Seminar

2 cr.

BIOL 190 - Writing/Research Skills for Biology 3 cr.

BIOL 260 - Molecular Genetics

3 OR 4 cr.

1 course from each of the following areas:
Cellular & Molecular (CEMO) 3 cr.
Morphology (MORP) 3 cr.
Organismic & Population (ORPO) 3 cr.

Physiology (PHYL)

3 cr.

3 additional Biology Electives 220 level or greater with the exception of Genetics Lab & Biology Seminar. Independent research in Biology (Biol-499) may fulfill up to one of the three additional courses but only if the course is taken for 2 or 3 credits.
 

11 biology courses must be completed

Auxiliary (32.000 credits)
CHEM 110 - General Chemistry I 4 cr.
CHEM 120 - General Chemistry II 4 cr.
CHEM 210 - Organic Chem I 4 cr.
CHEM 220 - Organic Chem II  4 cr.
MATH 110 - Calculus I 4 cr.
MATH 120 - Calculus II 4 cr.

PHYS 110 - Gen Physics IA                                           OR

4 cr.

PHYS 130 - General Physics I

 PHYS 120 - Gen Physics IIA                               OR

PHYS 140 - General Physics II

4 cr.

 

 

 

 


 

 

B.S. in Biology ( 36.000 credits AND 11 courses )
with a Certificate in Education
BIOL 110 - General Biology I                                              OR
BIOL 170 - Advanced General Biology 4 cr.
BIOL 120 - General Biology II Lecture                                  OR 4 cr. OR
BIOL 180 - Advanced Gen Biology Seminar 2 cr.
BIOL 190 - Writing/Research Skills for Biology 2 cr.

BIOL 260 - Molecular Genetics

3 OR 4 cr.

1 course from each of the following areas:
Cellular & Molecular (CEMO) 3 cr.
Morphology (MORP) 3 cr.
Organismic & Population (ORPO) 3 cr.
Physiology (PHYL) 3 cr.
Additonal Biology Electives 200 level or greater (except Genetics Lab & Biology Seminar) 10 OR 11 cr.

11 biology courses must be completed

Auxiliary ( 32.000 credits )
CHEM 110 - General Chemistry I 4 cr.
CHEM 120 - General Chemistry II 4 cr.
CHEM 210 - Organic Chem I 4 cr.
CHEM 220 - Organic Chem II Lecture and Lab 4 cr.
MATH 110 - Calculus I 4 cr.
MATH 120 - Calculus II 4 cr.
PHYS 110 - Gen Physics IA Lecture and Lab 4 cr.
PHYS 120 - Gen Physics IIA Lect and Lab                          OR
PHYS 130 - General Physics I 4 cr.

PHYS 140 - General Physics II

4 cr.

 
Education Certification ( 30.000 credits )
EDUC 210 Issues in Contemporary American Education 3 cr.
EDUC 260 Educational Psychology 3 cr.
EDUC 261 Foundations in Language and Literacy 3 cr.

EDUC 365 - Exceptional and At-Risk Learners

3 cr.

After completing these courses, one must apply to the Education Department. Upon
approval, the following courses are required to obtain the certification:

EDUC 481 - Instructional Theory and Practice in Inclusive Classrooms

3 cr.

EDUC 482 - Instructional Theory and Practice in Inclusive Classrooms lab 1 cr.
The following courses are completed during the semester students participate in student teaching:
EDUC 461 - Literacy: Middle and High School 3 cr.
EDUC 462 - Literacy and Reflective Practitioner 1 cr.
EDUC 487 - Clinical Experience in Middle School 5 cr.
EDUC 488 - Clinical Experience in High School 5 cr.
EDUC 495 - Drug Alcohol Tobacco Workshop 0 cr.

EDUC 496 - Child Abuse and School Violence Workshop

0 cr.

 

For those students who began the Education Sequence before the 2011-2012 year, please see the link below:

Education Certificate 2010-11

Education Department