UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Biology, B.S. Marine Biology Option

Degree Roadmaps are based on successful completion of prerequisites or placement into major required (or major specific) chemistry and math courses. Please meet with an advisor to develop a custom Degree Roadmap if additional courses are required prior to the major courses.

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
GE Basic Skills: Written Communication 3
GE Social Sciences 3
GE Lifelong Learning 3
MATH 255A (Meets GE Basic Skills: Mathematics & Major Math Requirement) 3
Electives 3
Total 15

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
GE Basic Skills: Critical Thinking 3
GE Basic Skills: Oral Communication 3
CHEM 101/L (Meets GE Natural Science with Lab Requirement & Lower Division Core Major Requirement) 5
BIOL 106/L (Meets GE Natural Science with Lab Requirement & Lower Division Core Major Requirement) 4
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
GE Comparative Cultures 3
GE Arts and Humanities 3
CHEM 102/L 5
BIOL 107/L 4
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Title 5 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
BIOL 322 3
CHEM 235/L 4
PHYS 100A and PHYS 100AL 4
Elective 1
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 15

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
GE Comparative Cultures 3
PHYS 100B and PHYS 100BL 4
BIOL 360 3
BIOL 421/L Concurrently with BIOL 492B 4
Elective 1
Total 15

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
GE Upper Division Arts and Humanities 3
GE Upper Division Social Sciences (select course to meet IC Part Two: Subject Explorations Section) 3
BIOL 330/L 3
Marine Biology Selective Program (1 of 3) 4
BIOL 380 3
Total 16

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
GE Upper Division Title 5 US Constitution and California State and Local Government 3
Marine Biology Selective Program (2 of 3) 4
Marine Biology Selective Program (3 of 3) 4
Selective Program 4 Unit Elective 4
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Selective Program 4 Unit Elective 4
Selective Program 4 Unit Elective 4
Selective Program 3 Unit Elective 3
Electives 3
Total 14
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120