B.A. in Biology: General Biology Emphasis
The B.A. in biology with a general biology emphasis provides the maximum flexibility for students to craft a major to suit their particular interests. Students with this emphasis are encouraged to consider off-campus summer programs and semester abroad programs for additional course enrichment.
General Education Prerequisites (12 Units)
- BIOL-110L General Biology: Cells and Physiology (4)
- CHEM-101L General Chemistry I (4)
- MATH-140 Pre-Calculus (4)
- or MATH-210 Calculus I (4)
Biology Courses (28 units)
- BIOL-120L General Biology: Diversity and Ecology (4)
- BIOL-310L Ecology (4)
- BIOL-332L Human Physiology (4)
- BIOL-370 Bioethics (3)
- BIOL-440L Cell and Molecular Biology (4)
- or BIOL-450L Genetics (4)
- BIOL-470 History and Philosophy of Science (3)
- BIOL-485 Senior Seminar in Biology (1)
- Select 5 additional units of upper-division biology.
Supporting Courses (10-11 units)
- CHEM-102L General Chemistry II (4)
- MATH-311 Statistics for the Natural Sciences (3)
- Select one additional course in chemistry, mathematics or physical science (3-4 units).
- Select elective units in biology, chemistry, mathematics or physical science to complete 48 units in the major.