Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Zoology - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and Stretch English

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
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
PHYS 111
PHYS 112
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (Major Lower-Division Core, B1, B3)
4
 Units17
Second Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II (Major Lower-Division Core) 5
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division Core) 2 4
GE Area A 3 3
 Units15
Third Semester
CHEM 130 General Organic Chemistry (Major Lower-Division Core) 3
Select One (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
 
Ecology Course - Select One 4 3-4
GE Area A 3
GE Area E 3
 Units16-18
Fourth Semester
BIOL 458 Biometry (Major Upper-Division Core) 4
Select One (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
 
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units14-15
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics (Major Upper-Division Core) 5 3
Major Upper-Division Electives (7-11 units) - Take One 6 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D - Take Two 6
 Units15
Sixth Semester
BIOL 337 Evolution 3
Major Upper-Division Core - Take One 7 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
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Major Upper-Division Electives (7-11 units) - Take One 6 3
Major Upper-Division Taxonomy or Whole Organism Biology of an Invertebrate or Vertebrate 8 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 9
 Units15-16
Eighth Semester
Major Upper-Division Electives (7-11 Units Total) if not satisfied 6 0-3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Four 13
 Units13-16
 Total Units120-127