General Curriculum in Biology

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The General Curriculum in Biology is followed by default if no concentration is declared.

Biodiversity Courses 1,2
Select from the following:4
Vertebrate Field Zoology
General Entomology
Invertebrate Zoology
Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
General Microbiology I 3
General Virology
Marine Mammals, Birds and Reptiles
400-level Electives 1,4
Select from any 400 level BIO/BOT/MCRO/MSCI course, except BIO 400, BIO 450, BIO 461, BIO 462, BIO 463.12
300-400 level Electives 1,2
Select from any 300-400 level BIO/BOT/MCRO/MSCI course, except BIO 300, BIO 330, BIO 400, BIO 450, BIO 461, BIO 462, BIO 463, and courses which are "not open for major credit in Biological Sciences."8
Approved Electives 1,5,6,7
At least 12 units must be upper-division.
At least 4 units must be BIO/BOT/MCRO/MSCI course(s)
Select from the following:19
Any BIO/BOT/MCRO/MSCI course except those which are "not open for major credit in Biological Sciences" 7,8,9
The Global Environment
Culture and Health
Principles of Rangeland Management
Reproductive Physiology
Applied Biotechnology in Animal Science
Domestic Livestock Endocrinology
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology: Endocrinology
Applied Animal Embryology and Assisted Reproduction
Systemic Animal Physiology
Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry III
Organic Chemistry Laboratory For Life Sciences II
Organic Chemistry Laboratory for Life Sciences III
Biochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications
Biochemical Principles
Quantitative Analysis
Environmental Chemistry: Water Pollution
Chemistry of Drugs and Poisons
Nutritional Biochemistry
Protein Techniques Laboratory
Health Communication
Fundamentals of Computer Science
Introduction to Data Science
The Learn By Doing Lab Teaching Practicum 10
Physical Geography
Gender, Race, Culture, Science & Technology
Maternal and Child Nutrition
Advanced Applications in Geospatial Technologies
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Applications in GIS
Introduction to Forest Ecosystem Management
Environmental Management
Environmental Law
Environmental Impact Analysis and Management
Applied GIS
Applied Resource Analysis and Assessment
Ethics, Science and Technology
Biomedical Ethics
Professional Ethics
Physical Oceanography
Health Psychology
Introductory Soil Science
Soil Morphology
Soil Plant Relationships
Soil Ecology
Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models
Applied Regression Analysis
Applied Linear Models
Statistical Computing with SAS
Statistical Analysis of Time Series
Applied Multivariate Statistics
Survey Sampling and Methodology
Total units43