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College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Undergraduate Degree Roadmaps

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Bachelor of Science in Biology (BIOLBS01)

Four Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Composition or Oral Communication
MATH 119A or 122 (GE B2)
CHEM 111A (GE B.1.b)
UNIV 100
Elective
3
3-4
5
1
1
Oral Communication or Composition
MATH 119B or 123
CHEM 111B
Critical Thinking
3
3-4
5
3
Total Units
13-14
Total Units
14-15
Semester 3
Semester 4

BIOL 211A (GE B.1.b)
CHEM 320A
GE Course
GE Course
GE Course

5
3
3
3
3
BIOL 211B
CHEM 320B
BIOL 260
GE Course
5
5
3
3
Total Units
17
Total Units
16
Semester 5
Semester 6
PHYS 100A
BIOL 340 or 350
BIOL 370 or 345 & 345L
GE Course
4
3
4
3
PHYS 100b
BIOL 350 or 340
BIOL 345 & 345L or 370
GE Capstone Course
4
3
4
3
Total Units
14
Total Units
14
Semester 7
Semester 8
GE Capstone Course
BIOL 313, 316 or 324
Upper Division Major Electives *
GE Course
3
4
6
3
GE Capstone Course
BIOL 427 or 439
Upper Division Major Electives *
GE Course
3
4
6
3
Total Units
16
Total Units
16

* 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