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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology: Pre-Professional Studies Emphasis, B.A.

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(120 units)

Common Lower Division Requirements for All Emphases of the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology - 8 units

Upper Division Requirements in the Major - 32 units

2. Electives in Biology - 10-11 units

Select a minimum of 10-11 units of Biology courses from 300 and 400 levels, one of which must be a lab course. Biology courses numbered from 326 to 345 are counted toward GE credits only and they are not counted towards the 10-11 units of electives

No more than 2 units taken from the following can be counted towards the 10-11 units of electives:

Required Supporting and Other GE Courses 69-70 units

1. Chemistry - 16 units

 A year-long organic chemistry sequence with laboratory taken at a community college may be accepted for the Biology major in lieu of CHEM 311, 312, 314, 315

2. Mathematics and Statistics - 3-4 units

Select one of the following:

Check with professional schools or pre-professional advisor for specific requirements in this category.

4. Other Required GE Courses in Categories A-E - 36 units

5. American Institutions Requirements - 6 units

Electives in Any Discipline - 10-11 units

One must choose enough elective units to reach the required 120 units for the degree.


Courses with * are double-counted toward GE credits.

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