Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Ecology Roadmap

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

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry 5
Lower Division Requirement (16-17 Units) – Take One 1 4-5
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 2 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 3 3
 Units15-16
Second Semester
BIOL 230 Introductory Biology I 5
Lower Division Requirement (16-17 Units) – Take One 1 4-5
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
 Units15-16
Third Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II 4 5
Lower Division Requirement (16-17 Units) – Take One 1 4-5
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
CHEM 130 General Organic Chemistry 5 3
Lower Division Requirement (16-17 Units) – Take One 1 4-5
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 2
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics 6 3
BIOL 458 Biometry 4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
BIOL 337 Evolution 3
BIOL 525
Plant Physiology
or Animal Physiology
3
Major Upper Division Electives (11–14 Units Total) 7 2-4
GE Area UD–C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units14-16
Seventh Semester
Major Upper Division Requirement (6–8 Units Total) 8 4
Major Upper Division Electives (11–14 Units Total) 7 8
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Select Major Upper Division Requirement (6–8 Units Total) 8 4-6
Major Upper Division Electives (11–14 Units Total) 7 2-4
SF State Studies or University Elective 9
 Units15-19
 Total Units120-130