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College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Undergraduate Degree Roadmaps

Walkways to Science Building

Bachelor of Science in Biology (BIOLBS05) - Option in Ecology

Six Year Plan - 123 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Composition or Oral Communication
GE Class
MATH 119A or 122 (GE B.2)
UNIV 100
3
3
3-4
1
Oral Communication or Composition
MATH 119B or 123
Critical Thinking
3
3-4
3
Total Units
10-11
Total Units
9-10
Semester 3
Semester 4

CHEM 111A (GE B.1.b)
GE Course
GE Course
BIOL 111 & 111L

5
3
3
4
CHEM 111B
GE Course
GE Course
5
3
3
Total Units
15
Total Units
11
Semester 5
Semester 6
BIOL 2wx & 2 wxL
CHEM 327 or 322A, 323A
GE Course
4
3-4
3
BIOL 2yz & 2yzL
CHEM 448 or 322B, 323B
4
3-4
Total Units
10-11
Total Units
7-8
Semester 7
Semester 8
BIOL 260
PHYS 100A
GE Course
3
4
3
GEOL 102 & 104 or 105
PHYS 100B
GE Capstone Course
1-3
4
3
Total Units
10
Total Units
8-11
Semester 9
Semester 10
BIOL 312, 340 or 350
BIOL 345 & 345L or 370 or 427
GE Capstone Course
3
4
3
BIOL 340, 350 or 312
BIOL 370, 427 or 345 and 345L
GE Capstone Course
3
4
3
Total Units
10
Total Units
10
Semester 11
Semester 12
BIOL 427, 370 or 345 and 345L
BIOL 313, 316 or 324
BIOL 350, 312 or 340
4
4
3
BIOL - Organic Diversity
BIOL - Ecology & Environ Science
BIOL - Quantitative Biology
Upper Division Major Elective*
3-4
3-4
3-4
3-4
Total Units
11
Total Units
12-16

Students may substitute CHEM 320A-B, but only if taken before declaring this major.

* Upper Division Major Elective: Complete one of the following courses:  BIOL 353 (3), BIOL 452 (3), BIOL 459 (3), GEOG 440 (3), GEOG 473 (4), GEOG 481 (4), GEOL 339 (3), or an additional course listed in the Organic Diversity, Ecology and Environmental Science, or Quantitative Biology groups.