Curriculum Map

                 Program Goals College Goals
Course  1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
BIO 104 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
BIO104H Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes                      
BIO 105 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes          
BIO105H Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes                      
BIO 111 Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes           Yes          
BIO 140 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes          
BIO 150 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes          
BIO 170                       Yes         Yes
BIO 210 Yes Yes   Yes Yes             Yes1          
BIO 214 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes1          
BIO 220 Yes Yes     Yes             Yes2          
BIO 224 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes2          
BIO 240 Yes Yes   Yes Yes                       Yes
BIO 241 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
BIO 243                                 Yes
BIO 244                                 Yes
BIO 260 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes          
BIO 272G Yes Yes   Yes Yes       Yes               Yes
BIO 280-289; 380 Yes Yes   Yes Yes                        
BIO 291 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                        
BIO 324 Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes           Yes3 Yes        
BIO 324L Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes3 Yes        
BIO 327 Yes Yes   Yes Yes             Yes4          
BIO 328 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes4          
BIO 333 Yes Yes   Yes Yes             Yes5         Yes
BIO 334 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes5          
BIO 340 Yes Yes   Yes Yes             Yes6          
BIO 341 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes6          
BIO 343                                 Yes
BIO 343L                                 Yes
BIO 354 Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes           Yes7          
BIO 354L Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes7          
BIO 362 Yes Yes   Yes Yes             Yes8          
BIO 363 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes8          
BIO 378 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes             Yes9          
BIO 378L Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Yes9          
BIO 375 Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes                      
BIO 379 Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes             Yes        
BIO 382-387 Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes             Yes        
BIO 390-391 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      

1-9 Fulfillment requires completion of both courses.

Program Goals
  1. Critical Thinking Skills

Objectives:

  • Comprehend subject matter
  • Analyze data
  • Synthesize information
  • Apply skills from a-c so that they can predict results of a given experiment (e.g. formulate the null and alternative hypotheses) and,
  • Design new experiments to improve on their previous work.
All of the above enhance student learning through higher order thinking skills through incremental steps towards creativity.
  1. Communication Skills

Objectives:

  • Writing/Oral
  1. Laboratory skills/Field work

There are too many to list but the following are some examples:

  • Observation skills
  • Make accurate and precise measurements
  • Prepare materials needed to run an experiment
  • Analyze experimental data
  • Make conclusions based on the data
  • Suggest ways to improve and experiment
  1. Computer literacy

Objectives:

  • Use statistical software
  • Use molecular biology software
  • Use bioinformatics data bases
  • Conduct literature searches
  1. Quantitative skills

Objectives:

  • Laboratory math
  • Statistical analyses
  1. Develop Social Intelligence, i.e. Collaborative Skills

Objectives:

  • Work as part of a team
  • Negotiate individual responsibilities in team work
General Education / Liberal Education Requirements (College Goals)
  1. Students must demonstrate proficiency in written communication.
  2. Students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language through the intermediate level.
  3. Students must become informed global citizens and gain intercultural awareness through a study abroad experience.
  4. Students must become acquainted with different ages, societies, and cultures and learn how to use a variety of historical sources.
  5. Students must be able to reason abstractly and appreciate the elegance of abstract structure.
  6. Students must understand the methods of scientific discovery and experimental design.
  7. Students must acquire problem-solving and research capability by identifying, locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.
  8. Students must be able to analyze and understand the creative process, assimilate experience, and communicate it.
  9. Students must be able to interpret words, images, objects, and/or actions that are expressions of human culture.
  10. Students must understand the complex nature of social structures and/or human relationships that involve issues of inequality and difference.
  11. Students must explore ecological, policy, social, cultural, and/or historical dimensions of human relationship to the environment.