UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Biology, B.S. Marine Biology Option

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the four-year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to Assist for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified STAR Act students should use the STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report and Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 322 3
BIOL 421/L and BIOL 492B 4
CHEM 235/L 3/1
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 1
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 330/L or BIOL 502/L 3-4
BIOL 360 3
Marine Biology Selective Program 4
GE Upper Division* 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 16-17

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 380 3
Marine Biology Selective Program 4
Additional Marine Biology Elective Requirement 4
Elective 3
Total 14

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Marine Biology Selective Program 4
Additional Marine Biology Elective Requirement 4
Additional Marine Biology Elective Requirement 4
Additional Marine Biology Elective Requirement 3
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.