UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Biology, B.S. Ecology and Evolutionary 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 create a Degree Progress Report Plan if additional courses are required prior to the major courses.

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
MATH 255A (meets GE Basic Skills: B4 Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning & Major Math Requirement) 3
GE Basic Skills: A2 Written Communication 3
GE D1 Social Sciences 3
GE E Lifelong Learning 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 106 and BIOL 106L (meets GE B2 Life Science & GE B3 Science Laboratory Activity & Lower Division Major Requirement) 4
CHEM 101 and  CHEM 101L (meets GE B1 Physical Science & Lower Division Major Requirement) 5
GE Basic Skills: A1 Oral Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: A3 Critical Thinking 3
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 107 and BIOL 107L 4
CHEM 102 and CHEM 102L 5
GE C1 Arts 3
GE F Comparative Cultural Studies
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 322 3
CHEM 235/L 4
PHYS 100A 3
GE D2 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
Elective 2
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 15

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 330/L 3
BIOL 360 (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 3
PHYS 100B 3
Major Selective Program: Ecology Requirement 4
GE F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Total 16

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 380 3
Major Selective Program: Botany Requirement 4
Major Selective Program Elective Area A: Choose a Botany or Zoology Requirement 4
GE Upper Division Section C2 Humanities 3
Total 14

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
Major Selective Program: Ecology Requirement 4
Major Selective Program: Zoology Requirement 4
GE Upper Division Section D1 Social Sciences 3
GE D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government 3
Total 14

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Major Selective Program: Ecology Requirement 4
Major Selective Program: Elective Area B 4
Major Selective Program: Elective Area B 4
Electives 4
Total 16
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120