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This recommended four-year plan is designed to provide a blueprint for students to complete their degrees within four years. These plans are the recommended sequences of courses. Students must meet with their Major Advisor to develop a more individualized plan to complete their degree.  This plan assumes that no developmental courses are required. If developmental courses are needed, students may have additional requirements to fulfill which are not listed in the plan and degree completion may take longer.

NOTE: This recommended Four-Year Plan is applicable to students admitted into the major during the 2021-2022 academic year.

First Year

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Second Year

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Third Year

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

  • General Elective: Elective (HRS 4)
  • General Elective: Elective (HRS 4)
  • Major: * See Year 4 Sequence for Concentrations (HRS 4)
  • Major: * See Year 4 Sequence for Concentrations (HRS 4)
  • Total: (HRS 16)

Spring Semester

  • Major: SCIN 435 - WRITING ABOUT SCIENCE WI (HRS 4)
  • General Elective: Elective (HRS 4)
  • General Elective: Elective (if necessary) (HRS 4)
  • Major: * See Year 4 Sequence for Concentrations (HRS 4)
  • Total: (HRS 12)

Total Credits Required: 128 credits

GPA Required: 2.0

WI: Writing Intensive-3 required in the major

Notes: Concentration courses, Experiential/Seminar Requirement, and Free electives can be switched around.

*Total of 5 Concentration Courses are required. See College Catalog for Concentration details and course listings.