Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Physiology Roadmap

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

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry 5
MATH 226 Calculus I 1 4
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 2 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 3 3
 Units15
Second Semester
BIOL 230 Introductory Biology I 5
CHEM 130 General Organic Chemistry 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
 Units14
Third Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II 5
Select One: 3-4
Elementary Statistics  
Calculus II  
Forensic Genetics: Math Matters  
Biometry  
PHYS 111
PHYS 112
General Physics I
or General Physics with Calculus I and General Physics with Calculus I Laboratory
4
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
CHEM 215
CHEM 216
General Chemistry II: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
and General Chemistry II Laboratory: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
5
PHYS 121
PHYS 122
General Physics II
or General Physics with Calculus II and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory
4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units18
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics 3
BIOL 612
Human Physiology
or Animal Physiology
3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
BIOL 350 Cell Biology 3
CHEM 340
Biochemistry I
or General Biochemistry
3
Physiology Core Courses (6 Units Total) 4 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
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Select One: 2-4
Plant Molecular Physiology Laboratory 6  
Human Physiology Laboratory - GWAR  
Animal Physiology Laboratory - GWAR  
Major Upper Division Electives (10-11 Units Total) – Take Two 4 4-7
Physiology Core Courses (6 Units Total) 3 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15-17
Eighth Semester
Major Upper Division Electives (10-11 Units Total) – Take Two 4-7
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 9
 Units13-16
 Total Units120-126