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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

Five Year Plan - 121 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
A.1 or A.2 in GE
UNIV 100
CHEM 111A*
MATH 119A or 122
3
1
5
3-4
A.1 or A.2 in GE
CHEM 111B
BIOL 111 & 111L
Critical Thinking
3
5
4
3
Total Units
12-13
Total Units
15
Semester 3
Semester 4

BIOL 212 & 212L
MATH 119B or 123
GE Class

4
3-4
3
BIOL 213 & 213L
CHEM 322A & 323A
GE Class
GE Class
4
4
3
3
Total Units
10-11
Total Units
14
Semester 5
Semester 6
CHEM 322B & 323B
BIOL 340
BIOL 260
4
3
3
BIOL 370
CHEM 441A
GE Class
GE Class
4
3
3
3
Total Units
12
Total Units
13
Semester 7
Semester 8
CHEM 441B
BIOL 350 (can be sooner/later)
BIOL 440L (offered in Fall only)
OR MICR 211
GE Clss
3
3
3-5

3
PHYS 100A or 151 (can be taken any time)
BIOL 440L (offered in Fall only)
OR MICR 211
GE Capstone Course
4

3-5
3
Total Units
12-14
Total Units
10-12
Semester 9
Semester 10
PHYS 100B or 152 (can be taken any time)
BIOL 433
Upper Division Major Elective
GE Class
4
3
3-4
3
BIOL 480 (can be 1 sem. earlier)
Two Upper Division Major Electives
GE Capstone Course
GE Capstone Course
1
6-7
3
3
Total Units
13-14
Total Units
13-14

* 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.