Freshman

First Semester Credits / ECTS Second Semester Credits / ECTS
BIO 101 Cellular and Molecular Biology I 3 / 5 BIO 102 Cellular and Molecular Biology II 3 / 5
BIO 111 Prelude to Molecular Biology 1 / 1 BIO 106 Cell Biology Laboratory 2 / 3
MATH 101 Calculus I 4 / 6 MATH 102 Calculus II 4 / 6
PHYS 101 Physics I* 4 / 8 CHEM 104 General Chemistry II 3 / 6
CHEM 103 General Chemistry I 3 / 7 PHYS 130 Thermodyn., Waves, Opt.&Mod. Phys.* 4 / 7
CHEM 109 General Chemistry Lab 1 / 2 HSS HSS Elective 3 / 4
16 / 29 19 / 31

Sophomore

Third Semester Credits / ECTS Fourth Semester Credits / ECTS
BIO 201 Evolution and Biodiversity 3 / 3 BIO 252 Genetics 3 / 6
CHEM 221 Survey of Organic Chemistry 4 / 5 BIO 254 Genetics Laboratory 3 / 6
CHEM 203 Organic Chemistry Lab I 2 / 4 CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry II 4 / 5
BIO/MATH 203/344 Biostatistics / Introduction to Probability and Statistics** 3 / 5 CHEM 204 Organic Chemistry Lab II 2 / 4
PHYS 201 Physics III* 4 / 6 CHEM 108 Qualitative Analysis 4 / 5
HIST/HUM 105/101 The Making of the Modern World I / Cultural Encounters I*** 3/4 / 5/6 MATH 201 Matrix Theory 4 / 5
TK 221 Turkish I 2 / 3 HIST/HUM 106/102 The Making of the Modern World II /Cultural Encounters II*** 3/4 / 5/6
TK 222 Turkish II 2 / 3
21/22 / 31/32 25/26 / 39/40

Junior

Fifth Semester Credits / ECTS Sixth Semester Credits / ECTS
BIO 301 Biochemistry I 4 / 6 BIO 302 Biochemistry II 4 / 6
BIO 331 Techniques in Biological Research 3 / 6 BIO 308 Seminar I 1 / 2
BIO 333 Biochemistry Laboratory 3 / 6 BIO 310 Cellular and Molecular Biology III 4 / 6
BIO 353 Molecular Genetics 4 / 5 BIO 322 Research Topics in Molecular Biology 1 / 2
BIO 355 Molecular Biology Laboratory 3 / 4 BIO 342 Human Physiology 3 / 6
CHEM 245 Inorganic Chemistry 3 / 5 HSS - HSS Elective 3 / 5
COMP  - Computer Elective****  3 / 5 CHEM 242 Analytical Chemistry 3 / 4
HTR 311 Hist. Turk. Rep. I  2 / 3 CHEM 244 Analytical Chemistry Lab 2 / 4
HTR 312 Hist. Turk. Rep. II 2 / 3
25 / 40 23 / 38

Senior

Seventh Semester Credits / ECTS Eight Semester Credits / ECTS
BIO 403 Scientific Conduct 1 / 2 BIO - Dept. Elective 3 / 6
BIO 407 Seminar II 2 / 3 BIO - Dept. Elective 3 / 6
BIO - Dept. Elective 3 / 6 CHEM 308 Instrumental Analysis II 4 / 6
COMP/BIO - Computer/Dept. Elective 3 / 7 CHEM 352 Physical Chemistry II 4 / 6
HSS - HSS Elective 3 / 5 CHEM 356 Physical Chemistry Lab 2 / 3
CHEM 351 Physical Chemistry I 4 / 7 CHEM 442 Qualitative Organic Analysis 4 / 4
Unrestricted Elective 3 / 6
19 / 36 20 / 31

Total number of credits required for a BS degree is 168/170.

*Physics courses are one of the 3 series :

Phys 101, Phys 130, Phys 201; Phys 101, Phys 102, Phys 201, Phys 202; Phys 121, Phys 201, Phys 202;

** Statistics course can be any of the following: Math 344, Bio 203

Students must take BIO 203 when the course is offered. Otherwise, Math 344 can be taken.

***HUM/ HIST electives are any two of HUM 101, HUM 102, HIST 105, HIST 106 courses

****Computer Elect.: CMPE 150 or higher level computer elective courses

MBG-CHEM students: 30 workdays of training in a chemistry related-facility