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Applied Science (Agriculture/Biology) Program of Study

The applied science (agriculture) + life sciences (biology) program results in two bachelor's degrees from UNL and WSC and focuses on the study of agriculture and biology.

2020-21 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

BIO 110 Biology Concepts (General Studies CAT 7)

4

CHE 106 General Chemistry I 

4

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1)

3

MAT 130 Pre-Calculus Math (General Studies CAT 3)

5

 

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

BIO 210 Experimental Plant Science

4

CHE 107 General Chemistry II

4

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (General Studies CAT 2)

3

PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy (General Studies CAT 6)

3

 

SOPHOMORE – 1st semester

BIO 104 Environmental Concerns (General Studies CAT 10)

3

BIO 200 Zoology

4

BIO 320 Molecular Genetics

4

ECO 203 Principles of Microeconomics (General Studies CAT 8)

3

 

SOPHOMORE – 2nd semester

ART 244 Art History Survey I (General Studies CAT 4)

3

BIO 325 Ecology

4

BIO 370 Introduction to Research

2

EAS 360 Global Climate Change

3

PHY 201/321 General Physics I with Lab

4

 

SUMMER SESSION

BIO 397 Biology internship

1

 

JUNIOR – 1st semester

BIO 145 Environmental Studies Seminar

1

BIO 345 Conservation Biology

3

BIO 385 Microbiology

4

BIO 470 Senior Seminar

1

MAT 180 Applied Probability and Statistics

3

 

JUNIOR – 2nd semester

*BIO 301 Biology Seminar

1

*BIO 301 Biology Seminar

1

FCS 107 Nutrition (General Studies CAT 9)

3

GEO 430 Geographic Information Systems

3

HIS 180 American Experience I (General Studies CAT 5)

3

POS 430 Public Policy

3

SOC 420 Environmental Sociology

3

*Two BIO 301 seminar courses are required.

After completing coursework at WSC, you will then transfer to UNL to complete your degrees. Once accepted to UNL College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, students will work with their UNL advisor to select courses in the following areas:

  • AGRI 115 Biotechnology: Food, Health, and Environment (3)
  • Food, Animal, and Plant Science Systems** (4)
  • Current and Emerging Technologies** (2)
  • Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Economics** (12)
  • Any CASNR ACE 10 course (3)
  • Electives** (6)

**Consult with applied science advisor to ensure courses are CASNR courses at the 300-400 level. Student must meet the CASNR residency requirement of 18 hours at the 300-400 level.