(130 Credits)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
CHEM 121
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
or General Chemistry I
3
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
CS 113
Introduction to Computer Science
or Programming for Bioinformatics
3
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
CHEM 122
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
or General Chemistry II
3
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
CHEM 124 General Chemistry Laboratory 1
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
Physical Education 1
 Term Credits16
Second Year
1st Semester
CHEM 221 Analytical Chemical Methods 2
CHEM 222 Analytical Chemistry 3
CHEM 243 Organic Chemistry I 3
MATH 211 Calculus III A 3
R120 101 General Biology 4
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level) GUR Elective 3
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
CHEM 231 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 244A Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2
R120 102 General Biology 4
Technical Elective 3
 Term Credits15
Third Year
1st Semester
CHEM 473 Biochemistry 3
CHEM 235 Physical Chemistry II 3
R120 201 Foundations Of Biology 3
R120 202 Foundations Of Biology Lab 1
Technical Elective 3
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) Elective 3
Physical Education GUR 1
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
Technical Elective 3
CHEM 475 Biochemistry Lab I 2
ECON 201 Economics 3
R120 356 Molecular Biology 3
Free Elective 3
 Term Credits14
Fourth Year
1st Semester
CHEM 235A Physical Chemistry II Laboratory 2
MATH 225 Survey of Probability and Statistics 1
EPS 202 Society, Technology, and the Environment 3
R120 352 Genetics 3
Technical Elective 3
Open GUR Elective 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
CHEM 480 Instrumental Analysis 2
Capstone Seminar Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) GUR Elective 3
Management GUR Elective 3
EVSC 385 Environmental Microbiology 3
Technical Elective 3
 Term Credits14
 Total Credits127

Specific General University Requirements

Computing Sciences
Select at least two credits from the following:2
Computer Programming and Problem Solving
Computer Science with Business Problems
Computer Programming and Graphics Problems
Introduction to Computer Science
Intro. to CS I in C++
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level)
Select at least one of the following:6
English Composition: Reading, Writing, Speaking II
English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I
and English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II
Select at least one of the following:3
100-level or 200-level cultural history course
The Twentieth-Century World
The Pre-Modern World
The Modern World
Rutgers-Newark 200-level history course with prefix 510 or 512
Humanities and Social Sciences Electives (upper-level) 1
Select one of the following:3
LIT 3XX
Literature course
HIST 3XX
History course
PHIL 3XX
Philisophy course
STS 3XX
Science, Technology and Society course
R350 XXX
English Literature course
R352 XXX
American Literature course
R510 XXX
History course
R512 XXX
American History course
R730 XXX
Philosophy course
Select one of the following:3
ENG 3XX
English course
HIST 3XX
History course
LIT 3XX
Literature course
PHIL 3XX
Philisophy course
STS 3XX
Science, Technology and Society course
SS 3XX
Social Science course
THR 3XX
Theater course
Any 300-level Rutgers-Newark course in humanities, social sciences, fine arts or performing arts 2
Select one of the following:3
Humanities Senior Seminar - Literature
Humanities Senior Seminar - History
Humanities Senior Seminar - Philosophy
Humanities Senior Seminar - English
Humanities Senior Seminar - Theater
Humanities Senior Seminar - Science, Technology, and Society
Honors Sem In Humanities
Management 3
Select one of the following:3
Organizational Behavior
Principles of Management
New Venture Management
Engineering Management
Mathematics
Select one of the following:3
Calculus I
Finite Mathematics and Calculus I
General Calculus I
Select one of the following:1
Elementary Probability and Statistics
Finite Mathematics and Calculus II
Survey of Probability and Statistics
Introduction to Probability Theory
Statistics and Probability for Engineers
Statistics for Technology
Probability and Statistics
Applied Statistical Methods
Random Signals and Noise
Industrial Statistics
Natural Sciences
Select at least seven credits from the following, including a laboratory experience.7
Biology
General Biology
General Biology
Basic Plant Science
Basic Plant Sci Lab
Environmental Issues
General Horticulture
Horticulture Lab
Human Sexuality
Environmental Microbiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Anatomy & Physiology
Chemistry
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
General Chemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Physics
General Physics
General Physics Laboratory
General Physics
General Physics Laboratory
Physics I
Physics I Laboratory
Physics II
Physics II Laboratory
Introductory Astronomy and Cosmology
Astronomy and Cosmology Laboratory
The Earth in Space
The Earth in Space Laboratory
Geology
Intro To The Earth
Planet Earth
Planet Earth Lab
Env Geology
Env Geology Lab
Physical Education
PE 1XXPhysical Education course1
Physical Education course1
Social Sciences (lower-level)
Select at least two of the following:6
Microeconomics
Intro To Econo-Micro
Macroeconomics
Intro To Econ-Macro
Society, Technology, and the Environment
Technology, Society and Culture: An American View
Technology, Society and Culture: A Global View
Intro Phys Anth & Arch
Intro Cultural Anthro
Intro Criminal Justice
American Government
America & The World
Principles Of Psychology I
Prin Of Psychology
Intro Sociology I
Sociology II
1

No more than three of the nine required credits in this category may be fulfilled with a course that is specially required by a student's degree program or college. 

2

Prefixes 070, 080, 081, 202, 220, 350, 352, 370, 420, 510, 512, 560, 570, 700, 701, 790, 810, 830, 861, 920, 940, 965, 988.

3

Students in the aerospace option take AS 333 Leadership and Management I and those in the dual degree program between architecture and management take HRM 301 Organizational Behavior

Courses that satisfy the General University Requirements are so certified by the University Curriculum Review Committee at the time they are first approved to be offered. 

This curriculum represents the maximum number of credits per semester for which a student is advised to register.  A full-time credit load is 12 credits.  First-year students are placed in a curriculum that positions them for success which may result in additional time needed to complete curriculum requirements. Continuing students should consult with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate credit load.