Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Marine Biology and Limnology - Quantitative Reasoning Category III/IV and Stretch English

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 66 

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 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
MATH 197 Prelude to Calculus I (Prerequisite for MATH 226) 2,3 3
GE Area A 4 3
GE Area C 3
 Units17
Second Semester
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
MATH 198 Prelude to Calculus II (Prerequisite for MATH 226, B4) 2,3 3
PHYS 111
PHYS 112
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Core, B1, B3)
4
 Units15
Third Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II 5 5
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division Core, B4) 2,3 4
GE Area A 3
GE Area E 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 (Prerequisites for BIOL 580)
 
Calculus II  
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
 
GE Area D 3
 Units14-15
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics 7 3
BIOL 458 Biometry 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 (14-17 units) - Take One 8 3
GE Area D 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Major Upper-Division Core (3-5 units) - Take One 9 3-5
Major Upper-Division Electives (14-17 units) - Take Two 8 7
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units13-15
Eighth Semester
Major Upper-Division Electives (14-17 units) - Take Two 8 6
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 6
 Units15
 Total Units120-123