2012-2013 Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with an Emphasis in Cell And Molecular Biology (120 units)

Lower Division Requirements (8 units):

BIOL 200* Principles of Organismal and Population Biology, GE-B2 (4)
BIOL 201* Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology, GE-B2 (4)

Upper Division Requirements (40 units):

1. Required Biology Courses (31 units)

BIOL 300 Cell Biology (4)
BIOL 301 Microbiology (4)
BIOL 302 Genetics (4)
BIOL 303 Evolutionary Biology (3)
BIOL 400 Molecular Biology (4)
BIOL 401 Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA Techniques (5)
BIOL 431* Bioinformatics, GE-B2, B4, UDIGE (4)
BIOL 499 Senior Capstone in Biology (3)

2. Electives in Biology (9 units)

Select from the following list of courses:
BIOL 402 Toxicology (3)
BIOL 403 Foundation of Structural Biology (4)
BIOL 404 Plant and Animal Tissue Culture (3)
BIOL 405 Biochemical Engineering (4)
BIOL 408 Nanobiotechnology (3)
BIOL 416 Radiobiology and Radionuclides (PHYS) (3)
BIOL 420 Cellular and Molecular Immunology (4)
BIOL 421 Virology (3)
BIOL 422 Molecular Plant Physiology (4)
BIOL 423 Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology (3)
BIOL 424 Human Physiology (3)
BIOL 425 Human Genetics (3)
BIOL 426 Hematology (4)
BIOL 427 Developmental Biology (4)
BIOL 428 Biology of Cancer (3)
BIOL 432* Principles of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, GE-B2, D, UDIGE (3)
BIOL 433* Ecology and the Environment, GE-B2, UDIGE (4)

No more than 2 units taken from the following can be counted towards the 9 units of electives:
BIOL 492 Internship (2-3)
BIOL 494 Independent Research (1-3)
BIOL 497 Directed Study (1-3)

Required Supporting and Other GE Courses (72 units):

1. Chemistry (minimum 15 units)

CHEM 121* General Chemistry I, GE-B1 (4)
CHEM 122* General Chemistry II, GE-B1 (4)
CHEM 311 Organic Chemistry I (3)
CHEM 312 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1)

Select either:
CHEM 318    Biological Chemistry (3)
   or
CHEM 314    Organic Chemistry II (3) and
CHEM 315    Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (1)
A year-long organic chemistry sequence with laboratory taken at a community college may be accepted for the Biology major in lieu of CHEM 311, 312, 314, 315

2. Physics (8 units)

Select one of the following combinations:
PHYS  100*   Introduction to Physics I, GE-B1 (4)
PHYS  101*   Introduction to Physics II, GE-B1 (4)
   or
PHYS   200*    General Physics I, GE-B1 (4)
PHYS   201*    General Physics II, GE-B1 (4)

3. Statistics and Mathematics (7 units)

BIOL 203* Quantitative Methods for Biology, GE-B3, B4 (3)
MATH 150* Calculus I, GE-B3 (4)

4. Other Required GE Courses in Categories A-E (36 units)

Category A (9) (For A3, recommend MATH 230 Mathematical Reasoning)
Category C (12)
Category D (12)
Category E (3)

5. American Institutions Requirement (6)

Courses with * are double-counted toward GE credits.