Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Marine Biology and Limnology Roadmap – Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and ENG 114

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 57

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 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 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
BIOL 231 Advising for Success as a Biology Major (Major Lower-Division Core) 1
CHEM 130 General Organic Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Third Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II 4 5
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core): 5 4-5
General Chemistry II: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
and General Chemistry II Laboratory: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
 
Calculus II  
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core): 5 4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (B1, B3)
 
General Physics with Calculus I
and General Physics with Calculus I Laboratory (B1, B3)
 
GE Area D 3
 Units16-17
Fourth Semester
Select One Set of Courses Not already Taken (Major Lower-Division Core): 4-5
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 6
 
General Physics with Calculus II
and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory 6
 
GE Area C 3
GE Area D - Take Two 6
 Units13-14
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics 7 3
BIOL 458 Biometry 4
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
BIOL 337 Evolution (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
Oceanography Elective - Select One 8 3-4
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 6
 Units15-16
Seventh Semester
GWAR Option - Select One 9 3-4
Major Upper-Division Electives (6-7 units) - Take One 10 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 9
 Units15-17
Eighth Semester
Major Upper-Division Electives (6-7 units) - Take One 10 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Four 12
 Units15-16
 Total Units120-126