This Transfer Degree Road Map applies to the following catalog year(s):

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, the United States History and Government requirements, 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 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/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 360 (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 3
CHEM 333/L and CHEM 333D 3/1/1
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Elective 3
Total 14

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 380 3
BIOL 381 1
CHEM 334/L 3/1
Biochemistry Requirement* 3/1
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 322 3
Cells and Tissues Requirement* 6-8
Molecular Genetics Requirement* 3
Elective 1-3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Molecular Genetics Requirement* 4
Cell and Molecular Biology Elective Requirement* 8
Elective 3
Total 15

*Select courses from the Biochemistry, Cells and Tissue, Molecular Genetics and Elective sections for a total of at least 30 units. A student must take at least 7 units of lab courses (designated with an ā€œLā€) within the Selective Program. Refer to catalog for course lists.