Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Ecology Roadmap – Quantitative Reasoning Category III/IV and ENG 114

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 67

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
BIOL 230 Introductory Biology I (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
BIOL 231 Advising for Success as a Biology Major (Major Lower-Division Core) 1
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
MATH 197 Prelude to Calculus I (Prerequisite for MATH 226) 2,3 3
GE Area A 4 3
 Units15
Second Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
MATH 198 Prelude to Calculus II (Prerequisite for MATH 226, B4)) 2,3 3
GE Area E 3
 Units16
Third Semester
BIOL 482 Ecology (MajorUpper-Division Core) 4
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division Core, B4) 2,3 4
GE Area A 3
GE Area D 3
 Units14
Fourth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
PHYS 111
PHYS 112
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Core, B1, B3)
4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D - Take Two 6
 Units16
Fifth Semester
BIOL 337 Evolution (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
BIOL 458 Biometry (Major Upper-Division Core) 4
Ecology Elective (9 units total) 5 3
GE Area C - Take Two 6
 Units16
Sixth Semester
Ecology Elective (9 units total) 5 3
GWAR Option - Select One 6 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 4
 Units13
Seventh Semester
Ecology Elective (9 units total) 5 3
Physiology and Additional Electives (9 units total) 7 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Physiology and Additional Electives (9 units total) - Take Two 7 6
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 9
 Units15
 Total Units120