Lower Division Curriculum

Required Lower Division curriculum, revised October 2016. Students MUST submit a Upper Division Application by the published deadline.


Freshman Year

Fall Semester


Courses Credits
ENGL 002 Freshman English I 3
MATH 006 College Algebra I 3
BIOL 101 Biology I 4
AHCC110 General Orientation 2
HHPL-000 Phys Ed (Active) 1
CLLS-101 Intro to CLS 2
Total Credit Hours 15

Spring Semester


Courses Credits
ENGL-003 Freshman English II 3
MATH 009 Intro to Statistics 4
BIOL 102 Biology II 4
HHPL-000 Phys Ed (Active) 1
  1 Core Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester


Courses Credits
BIOL-200/
310
Genetics or Cell Biology* 4
CHEM- 003**** General Chemistry I 4
CHEM- 005 General Chemistry Lab I 1
  2 Core Electives 5
Total Credit Hours 14

Spring Semester


Courses Credits
MPHY-101/
HHPL
General Physics or Physiology Lecture & Lab 4
CLLS-300 Basic CLS Skills 2
CHEM-004** General Chemistry II 4
CHEM-006 General Chemistry Lab II 1
CLLS-312 OHSA Seminar 1
  Core Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Required Core Electives

The following constitute the required core electives.

Courses Credits
AFST- 000* Genetics or Cell Biology* 3
AHCC – 000 Allied Health Core 3
  General Elective 3
  Social/ Human Relations Elective**** 3
Total Credit Hours 12


Curriculum Notes

  • * Required for students entering the program fall semester 2008 or after
  • * Required core Electives – 2 in the Fall semester of the sophomore year should total 5 credit hours
  • ** CHEM, 180, 181, 182, and 183 may be substituted for General Chemistry Lecture & Labs only with CLS advisors’ approval
  • *** Students must select courses from the African-American cluster published in the Schedule of Courses
  • **** Courses may include SOCI 001, SOCI 183, PSYC 050, PHIL 051, or others approved by a CLS advisor