Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Physiology - Quantitative Reasoning Category III/IV and ENG 114

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

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 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 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
MATH 198 Prelude to Calculus II (Prerequisite for MATH 226, B4) 2,3 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units17
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
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division Core, B4) 2,3 4
 Units17
Fourth Semester
CHEM 233 Organic Chemistry I (Hidden Prerequisite for CHEM 335 and CHEM 340) 3
Select One (Major Lower-Division Core): 3-4
Forensic Genetics: Math Matters  
Biometry  
Elementary Statistics (B4) 2  
Calculus II 5  
Select One Set of Courses (Major Lower-Division Core): 6 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 C 3
 Units13-14
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
BIOL 612
Human Physiology (Major Physiology Core)
or Animal Physiology
3
CHEM 335 Organic Chemistry II (Hidden Prerequisite for CHEM 340 and CHEM 349) 3
Select One Set of Courses (Major Lower-Division Core): 6 4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
 
General Physics with Calculus II
or General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory
 
GE Area D 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
BIOL 350 Cell Biology (Major Upper-Division Core) 3
CHEM 340
Biochemistry I (Major Upper-Division Core)
or General Biochemistry
3
Physiology Core Courses (6 Units Total) 7 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Select One (Physiology Lab): 2-4
Plant Molecular Physiology Laboratory  
Human Physiology Laboratory - GWAR 8  
Animal Physiology Laboratory - GWAR 8  
Physiology Core Courses (6 Units Total) 7 3
Major Upper-Division Electives (9-11 Units Total) – Take Two 9 4-7
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15-17
Eighth Semester
Major Upper-Division Electives (9-11 Units Total) – Take Two 9 4-7
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units10-13
 Total Units120-126