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Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences BA Degree

Required Courses:

Core Courses:

BIO 1/L Biological Dynamics(4,1)
BIO 2/L Biological Dynamics (4,1)
CHE 1A/L General Chemistry (4,1)
CHE 1B/L General Chemistry (4,1)
CHE 6A/L Organic Chemistry (4,1)
CHE 6B/L Organic Chemistry (4,1)
MTH 38 Statistics (3) or PSY 40
MTH 5A Calculus I (4)
PHY 1A Physics (4)
CHE 107/L Biochemistry (3,1)
BIO 130/L Genetics (4)
BIO 135/L Molecular Biology (4)
BIO 195 Senior Seminar in New Biology (3)

Research Requirements:

BIO 197 Research Readings (1,1)

Plus four additional Upper Division Biology courses; at least two must have labs.

BIO 103/L Microbiology (4)
BIO 105 Immunology (3)
BIO 111/L Ecology (4)
BIO 125/L Developmental Biology (4)
BIO 141 Cancer Biology (3)
BIO 151/L Medical Physiology (4)
BIO 152/L Cell Biology (4)
BIO 157 Advanced Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (3)
BIO 160 Neurobiology (3)

Total units required for BA in Biological Sciences: 74-76

Plus General Studies requirements, including the Language and Culture requirement, totaling 124 semester units to complete the BA degree.