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 322 3
BIOL 380 3
BIOL 381 1
CHEM 333/L and CHEM 333D 3/1/1
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 315/L 2/2
BIOL 360 (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 3
CHEM 334/L 3/1
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Elective 1
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 470 3
BIOL 472/L 2/2
CHEM 464/L 3/1
Electives 4
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 477/L 2/2
Biotechnology Selective Program Requirement* 6-8
Electives 3-5
Total 15

One course for the degree must have an Ethnic Studies/ES designation.

*Refer to catalog for course list