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College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Undergraduate Degree Roadmaps

Walkways to Science Building

Bachelor of Science in Biology (BIOLBS06) - Option in Physiology

Four Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Pre-Physical Therapy Track

This degree program requires 82-84 units in the major, of which 39-41 are in lower division and 43 are in upper division, and 34 units of general education beyond the units in the major.  The nine required units of category B, Natural Science and Mathematics, as well as the six floating units in general education, are included within the major units.  That leaves no more than four units of open electives needed to reach the minimum of 120 units required for this degree.  This road map assumes the student enters CSULB without needing remedial courses and ready to start the calculus sequence.  Students not at that level will need additional time to finish the program.

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
A.1 or A.2 in GE
MATH 119A or 122 (GE B2)
CHEM 111A
BIOL 211
3
3-4
5
4
A.1 or A.2 in GE
MATH 119B or 123
CHEM 111B
BIOL 212
3
3-4
5
4
Total Units
15-16
Total Units
15-16
Semester 3
Semester 4

BIOL 213
CHEM 322A & 323A
GE A.3
BIOL 260
GE Class

4
4
3
3
3
BIOL 340 or BIOL 370
CHEM 322B & 323B
PHYS 100A or 151
GE Class
3-4
4
4
3
Total Units
17
Total Units
14-15
Semester 5
Semester 6
PHYS 100B or 152
CHEM 441A
BIOL 340 or BIOL 370
GE Class
GE Class
4
3
3-4
3
3
GE Class
CHEM 441B
BIOL 341
GE Class
BIOL 350
3
3
4
3
3
Total Units
16-17
Total Units
16
Semester 7
Semester 8
HHS 401
BIOL 441
GE Class
GE Capstone Course
BIOL 480
3
3
3
3
1
HHS 471
Upper Division Major Elective
GE Capstone Course
GE Capstone Course
3
3
3
3
Total Units
13
Total Units
12

Students may use 1-3 units of BIOL 496 towards the additional units but with the prior permission of the advisor for this option.

Upper division electives: BIOL 342, 345, 431, 433, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 449, 490, MICR 423, 430.