Bachelor of Science in Biology: Concentration in Zoology 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
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
 Units14
Second Semester
BIOL 230 Introductory Biology I 5
Major Lower Division Requirement (16-17 Units Total) 4 4-5
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
 Units15-16
Third Semester
CHEM 130 General Organic Chemistry 3
Major Lower Division Requirement (16-17 Units Total) 4 4-5
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units16-17
Fourth Semester
BIOL 240 Introductory Biology II 5
Major Lower Division Requirement (16-17 Units Total) 4 4-5
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
BIOL 355 Genetics 3
BIOL 458 Biometry 4
Major Lower Division Requirement (16-17 Units Total) 4 4-5
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
 Units17-18
Sixth Semester
BIOL 337 Evolution 3
Major Upper Division Electives (7-11 Units Total) 5 3
Major Upper Division Selection One 6 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 Total) 5 3
Major Upper Division Selection Two 7 3-4
Major Upper Division Taxonomy or Whole Organism Biology of an Invertebrate or Vertebrate 8 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6
 Units15-17
Eighth Semester
Major Upper Division Electives (7-11 Units Total) if not satisfied 5 0-3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Four 12
 Units13
 Total Units120-126