This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2021-2022 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

BIOL 103. Global Environmental Biology. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture and 2 laboratory hours (delivered mostly online). 4 credits. Online presentations, assignments, debates and exams require students to understand situations and ideas that involve scientific, social and economic concepts associated with Earth’s environment. Laboratory exercises reinforce major course concepts. Integrates aspects of biology, chemistry, geology, physics and sociology. Topics include ecology, evolution, natural resources, air and water resources, energy and recycling, population biology, and sustainable global societies. Not applicable as a prerequisite for any biology course at the 200 level or above, nor for credit toward the B.S. in Biology.

Psychology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

...Hours: 16 Sophomore year Fall semester BIOL 103 or BIOL 201 Global Environmental Biology 1...

Social Work, Bachelor of (B.S.W.)

...credits): Course Title Hours ANTH 103 Introduction to Anthropology 3 BIOL 101 Biological Concepts 3...