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College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Undergraduate Degree Roadmaps

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Bachelor of Science in Biology (BIOLBS01)

Six Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Composition or Oral Communication
MATH 119A or 122 (GE B.1.b)
CHEM 111A (GE B.1.b)
UNIV 100
3
3-4
5
1
Oral Communication or Composition
MATH 119B or 123
CHEM 111B
3
3-4
5
Total Units
12-13
Total Units
11-12
Semester 3
Semester 4

Critical Thinking
BIOL 211A (GE B.1.a)
PHYS 100A

3
5
4
GE Course
BIOL 211B
PHYS 100B
3
5
4
Total Units
12
Total Units
12
Semester 5
Semester 6
BIOL 260
CHEM 320A
GE Course
3
3
3
CHEM 320B
GE Course
GE Course
5
3
3
Total Units
9
Total Units
11
Semester 7
Semester 8
BIOL 350 or 340
GE Course
GE Course
3
3
3
BIOL 370 or 345 & 345L
BIOL 340 or 350
Elective (if needed)
4
3
1
Total Units
9
Total Units
8
Semester 9
Semester 10
GE Course
BIOL 345 & 345L or 370
Upper Division Major Electives *
3
4
3
GE Capstone Course
BIOL 427 or 439
Upper Division Major Electives *
3
4
3
Total Units
10
Total Units
10
Semester 11
Semester 12
GE Capstone Course
Upper Division Major Electives *
BIOL 313, 316 or 324
3
3
4
GE Capstone Course
Upper Division Major Electives *
3
3
Total Units
10
Total Units
6

* Upper Division Major Electives – 12 units. Select from upper division courses in biological science other than those listed below. CHEM 441A,B or 448 may be used toward this requirement. At least two courses must be from the BIOL 400-499 series. The following courses may not be used to meet this requirement: BIOL 303, BIOL 304, BIOL 306, BIOL 309I, BIOL 401,MICR 300I, NSCI 492