Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Undergraduate Programs
Biology Curriculum


Year 1

Hallmarks

  • Pathways Seminar
  • Written Communication
  • Debating U.S. Issues
  • Chemistry I Lecture and Lab
  • Biology I Lecture and Lab
  • Calculus I

Biology Core

  • Calculus II
  • Chemistry II Lecture and Lab
  • Biology II Lecture and Lab

Year 2

Hallmarks

  • Ethics
  • Multimedia Communication
  • Global Diversity

Biology Core

  • Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab
  • Organic Chemistry II Lecture and Lab
  • Environmental Issues
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Principles of Genetics Lecture and Lab

Electives

  • One [1] Free Elective (3-4 credits)

Year 3

Hallmarks

  • American Diversity
  • Global Citizenship
  • Debating Global Issues
  • Integrative Seminar

Biology Core

  • Physics I Lecture and Lab
  • Physics II Lecture and Lab
  • Biodiversity

Electives

  • Two [2] Advanced Biology Electives
    (6-8 credits)
  • One [1] Free Elective (3 credits)  

Year 4

Hallmarks

  • Capstone Folio Workshop

Biology Core

  • Biostatistics
  • Science Seminar

Electives

  • Three [3] Advance Biology Electives
    (9-12 credits)
  • Four [4] Free Electives (12-16 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 123-134