The Minor in Biological Sciences
Course Requirements for the Minor: 21 units
The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.
3 courses required:
|SUBJ NUM||Title||Sustainable||Units||Semester Offered||Course Flags|
|BIOL 151||Principles of Cellular and Molecular Biology||4.0||FS|
Prerequisites: Recommend CHEM 111 or concurrent enrollment.|
Introduction to biological molecules, bioenergetics, cellular structure and function, elements of molecular biology and genetics, and mechanisms of macroevolution and systematics. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (001122)
|BIOL 152||Principles of Ecological, Evolutionary, and Organismal Biology||4.0||SP|
Prerequisites: BIOL 151 or faculty permission; recommend CHEM 112 or concurrent enrollment.|
Introduction to evolutionary history and biological diversity, microbes and protists, invertebrates, vertebrates, and plants. Form and function of plants and animals. Ecological principles. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (001123)
|BIOL 153||Principles of Physiology and Development||4.0||FA|
Prerequisites: BIOL 151; CHEM 112 or concurrent enrollment recommended.|
Introduction to plant and animal physiology and development. Laboratory consists of small group independent investigations of biological questions that include student-devised experiments; application of biological techniques, data anaylsis, and peer reviewed presentation of results. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (020284)
9 units selected from:
Any upper-division biology courses, with no more than 1 unit of BIOL 399, to bring the total for the minor to 21 units.
Departmental approval is required before you begin coursework for this minor. Approval can be obtained by providing written notice of your intention to declare this minor to the department office.