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College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Undergraduate Degree Roadmaps

Walkways to Science Building

Bachelor of Science in Biology (BIOLBS04) - Option in Cell and Molecular Biology

Four Year Plan - 121 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
A.1 or A.2 in GE
MATH 119A or 122 (GE B2)
CHEM 111A (GE B.1.b)
UNIV 100
BIOL 111 & 111L
3
3-4
5
1
4
A.1 or A.2 in GE
MATH 119B or 123
CHEM 111B
BIOL 212 & 212L
3
3-4
5
4
Total Units
16-17
Total Units
15-16
Semester 3
Semester 4

BIOL 213 & 213L
BIOL 260
CHEM 322A & 323A
Critical Thinking

4
3
4
3
BIOL 340 (or BIOL 370)
CHEM 322B & 323B
PHYS 100A or 151 (can be any time)
GE Class
GE Class
3
4
4
3
3
Total Units
14
Total Units
17-18
Semester 5
Semester 6
PHYS 100B or 152 (can be any time)
CHEM 441A
BIOL 370 (or BIOL 340)
GE Class
GE Class
4
3
4
3
3
Upper Division Major Electives
CHEM 441B
BIOL 433
GE Class
GE Class
3
3
3
3
3
Total Units
16-17
Total Units
15
Semester 7
Semester 8
BIOL 440L (offered in Fall only)
OR MICR 211
Upper Division Major Electives
BIOL 350 (can be sooner)
GE Capstone Course
GE Capstone Course
3-5

3
3
3
3
BIOL 440L (offered in Fall only)
OR MICR 211
Upper Division Major Elective
BIOL 480 (can be 1 sem. earlier)
GE Class
GE Capstone Course
3-5

3
1
3
3
Total Units
15-17
Total Units
13-15

* A student may use 3 units of BIOL 496 towards 3 elective courses but only with prior permission of the advisor for this option.

* MICR211 can be taken any time after completing BIOL111, 111L, 212, 212L, and CHEM 111B.

* Upper division electives: BIOL 416; MICR430; BIOL 431, 443, 445, 447, 473, 477.