Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Ecology - 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
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
GE Area D 3
 Units17
Second Semester
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
PHYS 111
PHYS 112
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Core, B1, B3)
4
MATH 198 Prelude to Calculus II (Prerequisite for MATH 226, B4) 2,3 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Third Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II (Major Lower-Division Core) 5 5
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division Core, B4) 2,3 4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
CHEM 130 General Organic Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 6 3
Select Two (Major Lower-Division Core): 8-9
General Chemistry II: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
and General Chemistry II Laboratory: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
 
Calculus II  
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
 
GE Area A 3
 Units14-15
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics (Major Upper-Division Core) 7 3
BIOL 458 Biometry (Major Upper-Division Core) 4
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area D 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
BIOL 337 Evolution (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
BIOL 525
Plant Physiology (Major Upper-Division Core)
or Animal Physiology
3
Major Upper-Division Electives (11–14 Units Total) - Take One 8 2-4
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units14-16
Seventh Semester
Major Upper-Division Electives (11–14 Units Total) - Take Two to Three 8 8
Major Upper-Division Requirement (6–8 Units Total) - Take One 9 4
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Major Upper-Division Electives (11–14 Units Total) - Take One 8 2-4
Major Upper-Division Requirement (6–8 Units Total) - Take One to Two 9 4-6
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 8
 Units14-18
 Total Units120-127