2012-2013 Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with an Emphasis in Medical Imaging (120 units)

Lower Division Requirements (16 units):

BIOL 200* Principles of Organismal and Population Biology, GE-B2 (4)
BIOL 201* Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology, GE-B2 (4)
BIOL 210 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
BIOL 211 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)

Upper Division Requirements (38 units):

1. Required Biology and Physics Courses (30 units)

BIOL 300 Cell Biology (4)
BIOL 301 Microbiology (4)
BIOL 302 Genetics (4)
BIOL 400 Molecular Biology (4)
BIOL 416 Radiobiology and Radionuclides (PHYS) (3)
BIOL 434* Introduction to Biomedical Imaging, (HLTH/PHYS) GE-B1, E, UDGE (4)
BIOL 464 Medical Instrumentation (PHYS) (4)
BIOL 499 Senior Capstone in Biology (3)

2. Electives in Biology and Physics (8 units):

Select from the following list of courses:
BIOL 315 Introduction to Biophysics (PHYS) (4)
BIOL 401 Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA Techniques (5)
BIOL 420 Cellular & Immunology (4)
BIOL 421 Virology (3)
BIOL 423 Cellular & Molecular Neurobiology (3)
BIOL 424 Human Physiology (3)
BIOL 425 Human Genetics (3)
BIOL 427 Developmental Biology (4)
BIOL 428 Biology of Cancer (3)
BIOL 431* Bioinformatics, GE-B2, B4, UDIGE (4)
BIOL 432* Principles of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, GE-B2, D, UDIGE (3)
BIOL 433* Ecology and the Environment, GE-B2, UDID (4)
PHYS 445* Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition, (COMP/MATH) GE-B1, B4, UDIGE (3)

No more than 2 units taken from the following can be counted towards the 8 units of electives:
PHYS 492 Physics Internship (3) - Recommended for students pursing a career in medical imaging.
BIOL 494 Independent Research (1-3)
or
PHYS 494 Independent Research (1-3)

BIOL 497 Directed Study (1-3)
or
PHYS 497 Directed Study (1-3)

Required Supporting and Other GE Courses (66 units):

1. Chemistry (15 units)

CHEM 121* General Chemistry I, GE-B1 (4)
CHEM 122* General Chemistry II (4)
CHEM 311 Organic Chemistry I (3)
CHEM 312 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
CHEM 318 Biological Chemistry (3)
An Organic Chemistry I-equivalent course with laboratory taken at a community college may be accepted for the Biology major in lieu of CHEM 311and 312.

2. Mathematics (4 units)

MATH 150* Calculus I, GE-B3 (4)

3. 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)  

4. Other Required GE Courses in Categories A-D (33 units)

Category A (9) (For A3, recommend MATH 230 Logic and Mathematical Reasoning)
Category C (12)
Category D (12)
Category E - covered by a required GE course for the degree program

5. American Institutions Requirement (6 units)

Courses with * are double-counted toward GE credits.