Biology B.S. with a Concentration in Biotechnology

Core Curriculum Requirements44-42
Biology Major Core Requirements52
Concentration in Biotechnology29-28
Total Units125-122

Biology Major Core Requirements 

Lower Division Requirements
BIOL-111
111L
Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology
and Principles of Cell/Molecular Biology Lab
4
BIOL-112
112L
Principles of Organismal Biology
and Principles of Organismal Biology Lab
4
BIOL-220
220L
Cell Biology
and Cell Biology Lab
4
CHEM-120
120L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
4
CHEM-121
121L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
4
MATH-180CCalculus 14
PSCI-223C
223CL
Mechanics and Heat
and Mechanics and Heat Lab
4
or PSCI-130
130CL
Introduction to Physics I
and General Physics I Lab
PSCI-225
225L
Electricity, Magnetism, and Light
and Electricity, Magnetism, and Light Lab
4
or PSCI-131
131L
General Physics II
and General Physics II Lab
Upper Division Requirements
BIOL-309
309L
Microbiology
and Microbiology Laboratory
4
BIOL-311
311L
Genetics
and Genetics Laboratory
4
CHEM-304
304L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Techniques I
4
BIOL-485Undergrad Biological Research2
or BIOL-488 Biology Senior Project
or BIOL-450 UG Research or Internship Program
BIOL-499CCapstone Seminar in Biology2
Select on of the following Ecology Focus courses: 4
General Ecology
and Ecology Field and Lab Practicum
Mountain Field Biology
Desert Field Ecology
Coastal Ecology
Total Units52

Concentration in Biotechnology Science

SOC-100CIntroduction to Sociology 13
BUSN-215Principles/Economics I-Macro3
or BUSN-216 Principles/Economics II-Micro
SOC-369
369L
Research Design & Methods
and Research Design & Methods Lab
4
CSCI-100C
100CL
Introduction to Computer Science
and Introduction to Computer Science Lab
4-3
or MATH-207 Computer Programming
MATH-265CIntro to Statistical Methods3
BIOL-405
405L
Bioinformatics
and Bioinformatics Laboratory
4
BIOL-440
440L
Molecular Biology
and Techniques in Molecular Biology
4
CHEM-430
430L
Biochemistry
and Experimental Tech/Biochemistry
4
Total Units29-28