UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Biology, B.A. (2016-2017 Archive)

Notice: The General Education requirements prescribed on this Road Map are based on the Plan R Required Pattern of Courses (GE catalog years 2006-2018). See General Education Plan R for more information.

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 106/L (also counts in GE Natural Science with lab requirement) 4
CHEM 101/L (also counts in GE Natural Science with lab requirement) 5
PHYS 100A and PHYS 100AL 4
GE Basic Skills: Written Communication 3
Total 16

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 107/L 4
CHEM 102/L 5
GE Basic Skills: Oral Communication 3
PHYS 100B and PHYS 100BL 4
Total 16

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 360 3
CHEM 333/L 4
MATH 105 or MATH 255A (also meets GE Basic Skills: Mathematics) 3
BIOL 322 3
Total 13

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 380 3
CHEM 334/L 4
GE Basic Skills: Critical Thinking 3
GE Arts and Humanities 3
GE Social Sciences 3
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 16

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
Systematic and Comparative Biology Requirement 4
Title 5 Requirement 3
GE Comparative Cultures 3
GE Lifelong Learning 3
Total 13

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Molecular, Cellular and Physiological Biology Requirement with lab 4
GE Upper Division Arts and Humanities 3
Title 5 Requirement 3
Electives 6
Total 16

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
Molecular, Cellular and Physiological Biology Requirement (400 level) 3
GE Upper Division Social Sciences 3
GE Upper Division Comparative Cultures (select course to meet IC part 2 requirement) 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Ecology and Environmental Biology Requirement (select course to meet Field Studies Lab Requirement) 4
Biology Elective Requirement 5
Electives 7
Total 16
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120