Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Cell and Molecular Biology - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and Stretch English

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in Major: 68

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division Core, B4) 2 4
GE Area A 3 3
 Units15
Second Semester
BIOL 230 Introductory Biology I (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
CHEM 215
CHEM 216
General Chemistry II: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
and General Chemistry II Laboratory: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts (Major Lower-Division Core)
5
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
PHYS 111
PHYS 112
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Core, B1, B3)
4
 Units17
Third Semester
CHEM 233 Organic Chemistry I (Major Lower-Division Core) 3
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core): 3-4
Forensic Genetics: Math Matters  
Biometry  
Introduction to Computer Programming  
Calculus II 4  
GE Area A 3
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II (Major Lower-Division Core) 5 5
PHYS 121
PHYS 122
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Core)
4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics (Major Upper-Division Core) 6 3
CHEM 335 Organic Chemistry II (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
BIOL 350 Cell Biology (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
BIOL 357 Molecular Genetics (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
CHEM 349 General Biochemistry (Major Upper-Division Core) 7 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
BIOL 351GW Experiments in Cell and Molecular Biology - GWAR (Major Upper-Division Core) 4
Select Major Electives Requirement (11 Units Total) - Take Two 8 6-7
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 2
 Units15-16
Eighth Semester
Select Major Electives Requirement (11 Units Total) - Take Two 8 4-6
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 9
 Units13-15
 Total Units120-124