Biology: Bachelor of Science Checklist

Suggested Freshman Year Courses:
BIOL 120 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
done need
BIOL 125 BIODIVERSITY done need
CHEM 111 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I done need
CHEM 112 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II done need
INQ 240 STATISTICAL REASONING done need
MATH 112 CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES OF CALCULUS done need
OR
MATH 121 CALCULUS I done need
Suggested Sophomore Year Courses:
CHEM 221 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I done need
CHEM 222 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II done need
Suggested Junior or Senior Year Courses:
BIOL 455 SEMINAR done need
PHYS 103 FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS done need
AND
PHYS 104 FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS II done need
OR
PHYS 201 GENERAL PHYSICS I done need
AND
PHYS 202 GENERAL PHYSICS II done need
BIOLOGY CORE AREAS
Molecular Biology and Genectics Courses (one unit required):
BIOL 315 GENETICS done need
BIOL 345 SPECIAL TOPICS done need
BIOL 346 SPECIAL TOPICS done need
BIOL 380 ADVANCED GENETICS done need
BIOL 400 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY done need
BIOL 410 GENOMICS done need
Cell Biology & Microbiology Courses (one unit required):
BIOL 210 CELL BIOLOGY done need
BIOL 305 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOLOGY done need
BIOL 345 SPECIAL TOPICS done need
BIOL 346 SPECIAL TOPICS done need
BIOL 365 PLANT ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY done need
BIOL 390 ADVANCED CELL BIOLOGY done need
BIOL 420 DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY done need
Integrative Biology Courses (one unit required):
BIOL 235 MICROBIOLOGY done need
BIOL 240 ALGAE & FUNGI done need
BIOL 265 PLANT KINGDOM done need
BIOL 270 INVERTEBRATE BIOLOGY done need
BIOL 275 VERTEBRATE BIOLOGY done need
BIOL 280 ANIMAL BIOLOGY done need
BIOL 345 SPECIAL TOPICS done need
BIOL 346 SPECIAL TOPICS done need
BIOL 365 PLANT ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY done need
Ecology and Evolution Courses (one unit required):
BIOL 205 GENERAL ECOLOGY done need
BIOL 225 HISTORY OF LIFE done need
BIOL 300 AQUATIC ECOLOGY done need
BIOL 345 SPECIAL TOPICS done need
BIOL 346 SPECIAL TOPICS done need
BIOL 360 TERRESTRIAL ECOLOGY done need
BIOL 415  EVOLUTION done need
Core Conditions:
Complete at least two additional courses from any of the four core areas. done need
At least four of the six core area courses must be laboratory courses done need
Complete at least two 200-level laboratory courses done need

At least three of the six core area courses must be 300 level or higher.

done need
PLEASE NOTE:
  • Courses cross-listed in more than one core area may not be used to satisfy the requirement for more than one core area.
  • Independent study courses (BIOL 350, 355, 460 470, 495, 496, 497) and Internship (BIOL 450) are taken in addition to major requirements and may not be counted as part of the upper division course requirement.