Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Microbiology - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and ENG 114

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 68

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
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
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units16
Second Semester
BIOL 230 Introductory Biology I (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
GE Area A 3
GE Area E 3
 Units16
Third Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
CHEM 130 General Organic Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 3
CHEM 215
CHEM 216
General Chemistry II: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
and General Chemistry II Laboratory: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts (Major Lower-Division Core)
5
PHYS 111
PHYS 112
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Core)
4
 Units17
Fourth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
CHEM 233 Organic Chemistry I (Major Lower-Division Core) 3
PHYS 121
PHYS 122
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Core)
4
Major Lower-Division Requirement – Select One 4 3-4
GE Area D 3
 Units16-17
Fifth Semester
BIOL 401
BIOL 402GW
General Microbiology
and General Microbiology Laboratory - GWAR (Major Upper-Division Core)
6
CHEM 335 Organic Chemistry II (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
Upper-Division Electives (12 Units Total) - Take One 5 3
GE Area C 3
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
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
BIOL 442 Microbial Physiology (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
CHEM 340
Biochemistry I (Major Upper-Division Core)
or General Biochemistry
3
Upper-Division Electives (12 Units Total) - Take One 5 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units12
Eighth Semester
Upper-Division Electives (12 Units Total) - Take Two 5 6
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 7
 Units13
 Total Units120-121