UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Biology, B.S. Microbiology 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
PHYS 100A and PHYS 100AL 4
GE F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Total 16

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 333/L 5
PHYS 100B and PHYS 100BL 4
GE D2 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
GE F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Take the Upper Division Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 15

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 322 3
BIOL 360 (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 3
CHEM 334/L 4
GE C1 Arts 3
Elective 1
Total 14

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 315/L 4
BIOL 380 3
Microbiology Upper Division Selective Program Requirement 4
GE Upper Division Section D1 Social Sciences 3
Elective 1
Total 15

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 417/L 4
Microbiology Upper Division Selective Program Requirement 4
Microbiology Upper Division Selective Program Requirement 4
GE Upper Division Section C2 Humanities 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 467/L 4
Microbiology Upper Division Selective Program Requirement 4
Microbiology Upper Division Selective Program Requirement 4
GE D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government 3
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120