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 Biology Lab,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 of Solids and Fluids
and Mechanics of Solids and Fluids Lab
4
or PSCI-130
130CL
Introduction to Physics I
and General Physics I Lab
PSCI-225
225L
Electricity and Magnetism
and Electricity and Magnetsm 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

Study Abroad Participation: Students interested in participating in the university's Study Abroad programs are encouraged to reach out to the Global Education and Outreach Office for more information and collaboration in their academic course planning. Students using Education and Training Benefits through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs are encouraged to also reach out to the School Certifying Official for more information regarding how benefits can be applied.


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