B.S. in Biology: Environmental Emphasis

The B.S. in biology with an environmental emphasis is designed for students with interests in environmental biology.

Courses

General Education Prerequisites (12 Units)

  • BIOL-110L General Biology: Cells and Physiology (4)
  • CHEM-101L General Chemistry I (4)
  • MATH-210 Calculus I (4)

Required Courses

Biology Courses (29 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)
  • BIOL-450L Genetics (4)
  • BIOL-470 History and Philosophy of Science (3)
  • BIOL-485 Senior Seminar in Biology (1)
  • BIOL-496 Biological Research (2)

Supporting Courses (14 units)

  • CHEM-102L General Chemistry II (4)
  • CHEM-310 Organic Chemistry I (3)
  • MATH-311 Statistics for Natural Sciences (3)
  • PHYS-120L General Physics I (4)

Required Courses for Environmental Emphasis

  • BIOL-311L Field Botany (4)
  •  or BIOL-410L Field Biology (4)
  • BIOL-320L Vertebrate Zoology (4)
  • or BIOL-325L Wildlife Biology (4)
  • CHEM-340L Environmental Chemistry (4)
  • Select a minimum of 3 additional units of upper-division courses approved by the program director.

Program Director