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

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
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 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
 Units15
Second Semester
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
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 3
 Units14
Third Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II 5 5
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division Core, B4) 2,3 4
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
CHEM 130 General Organic Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 3
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core): 6 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): 6 4
General Physics I (B1, B3)  
General Physics with Calculus I (B1, B3)  
GE Area D 3
 Units14-15
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics 7 3
BIOL 458 Biometry 4
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 8
 
General Physics with Calculus II
and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory 8
 
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units17-18
Sixth Semester
BIOL 337 Evolution (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
Oceanography Elective - Select One 9 3-4
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15-16
Seventh Semester
GWAR Option - Select One 10 3-4
Major Upper-Division Electives (6-7 units) - Take One 11 3-4
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 6
 Units15-17
Eighth Semester
Major Upper-Division Electives (6-7 units) - Take One 11 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 12
 Units15-16
 Total Units120-126

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
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 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
 Units15
Second Semester
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
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 3
 Units14
Third Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II 5 5
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division Core, B4) 2,3 4
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
CHEM 130 General Organic Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 3
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core): 6 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): 6 4
General Physics I (B1, B3)  
General Physics with Calculus I (B1, B3)  
GE Area D 3
 Units14-15
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics 7 3
BIOL 458 Biometry 4
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 8
 
General Physics with Calculus II
and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory 8
 
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units17-18
Sixth Semester
BIOL 337 Evolution (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
Oceanography Elective - Select One 9 3-4
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15-16
Seventh Semester
GWAR Option - Select One 10 3-4
Major Upper-Division Electives (6-7 units) - Take One 11 3-4
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 6
 Units15-17
Eighth Semester
Major Upper-Division Electives (6-7 units) - Take One 11 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 12
 Units15-16
 Total Units120-126