Bachelor of Science in Biology (Microbiology)
Total number of units: 155 units
First Year, First Semester
Subjects Units
Biology 100 5
Botany 109 4
Math 100 4
NSM GE 1 (SCIENCE 10) 3
AH GE 1 (ARTS I) 3
PE 1 (2)
Total Units 19
First Year, Second Semester
Subjects Units
Zoology 102 5
Botany 119 5
Chemistry 26 3
Chemistry 26.1 2
Biology 110 3
PE 2 (Swimming) (2)
Total Units 18
Second Year, First Semester
Subjects Units
Chemistry 31 3
Chemistry 31.1 2
Biology 101 3
Biology 120 5
Zoology 111 5
Geology 11 3
PE 2 (2)
NSTP 1 (3)
Total Units 21
Second Year, Second Semester
Subjects Units
Physics 100 5
Biology 160 4
Zoology 132 5
SSP GE 1 (Ethics 1) 3
AH GE 2 (COMM 10) 3
PE 2 (2)
NSTP 2 (3)
Total Units 20
Third Year, First Semester
Subjects Units
SSP GE 2 (KAS 1 or HIST 1) 3
AH GE 3 (Wika 1) 3
Chemistry 40 3
Chemistry 40.1 2
Biology 195 3
Biology 125 3
Biology 198 1
Biology Elective 3
Total Units 21
Third Year, Second Semester
Subjects Units
Biology 150 4
Biology 123 3
Biology 200.1 2
Biology Elective 3
NSM GE 2 (SCIENCE 11) 3
SSP GE 3 (SAS 1) 3
Total Units 18
Fourth Year, First Semester
Subjects Units
Biology 140 4
Biology 163 3
Botany 120 4
Biology 200.2 2
NSM GE 3 (STS 1) 3
SSP GE 4 (Elective) 3
Total Units 19
Fourth Year, Second Semester
Subjects Units
Biology 113 3
PI 100 3
NSM GE 4 (Elective) 3
AH GE 4 (Elective) 3
Biology 141 3
Zoology 120 4
Total Units 19
List of Courses in the BS Biology (Microbiology) Program
Course Title Units Prerequisites
Biology 100 Integrative Biology 5 None
Biology 101 Statistical Methods in Biology 3 None
Biology 102 Phycology 3 None
Biology 103 Mycology 3 None
Biology 110 Systematics 3 None
Biology 113 Fundamentals of Virology 3 Biology 120, Biology 150
Biology 120 Microbiology 5 Chemistry 26, Chemistry 26.1
Biology 121 Industrial Microbiology 3 Biology 120
Biology 123 Fundamentals of Microbial Physiology 3 Biology 120
Biology 125 Medical Microbiology 3 Biology 120
Biology 140 Genetics 4 Botany 10; Zoology 10; Biology 101; Chemistry 40
Biology 141 Fundamentals of Microbial Genetics 3 Biology 120
Biology 150 Introduction to Molecular and Cell Biology 4 Chemistry 40, Chemistry 40.1
Biology 160 Ecology 4 Zoology 111, Botany 109, Chemistry 26, Chemistry 26.1, Geology 11
Biology 161 Field Biology 5 Biology 160
Biology 162 Terrestrial Communities 4 Biology 160
Biology 163 Fundamentals of Microbial Ecology 3 Biology 120
Biology 164 Limnology 4 Biology 160
Biology 165 Biogeography 3 Junior Standing or Consent of Instructor (COI)
Biology 166 Marine Ecology 4 Biology 160
Biology 195 Biological Evolution 3 Junior Standing
Biology 198 Seminar 1 Junior Standing or Consent of Instructor (COI)
Biology 200.1 Undergraduate Thesis Proposal Writing 2 Junior Standing
Biology 200.2 Undergraduate Thesis 2 Biology 200.1
Botany 105 Bryology 3 None
Botany 106 Pteridology 3 None
Botany 109 Systematics of Spermatophytes 4 None
Botany 119 Plant Anatomy 5 None
Botany 120 Plant Physiology 4 Physics 100, Math 100, Chemistry 40, Chemistry 40.1, Botany 119
Chemistry 26 Elementary Analytical Chemistry 3 Corequisite: Chemistry 26.1
Chemistry 26.1 Elementary Analytical Chemistry Laboratory 2 Corequisite: Chemistry 26
Chemistry 31 Elementary Organic Chemistry 3 Corequisite: Chemistry 31.1
Chemistry 31.1 Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory 2 Corequisite: Chemistry 31
Chemistry 40 Elementary Biochemistry 3 Corequisite: Chemistry 40.1
Chemistry 40.1 Elementary Biochemistry Laboratory 2 Corequisite: Chemistry 40
Math 100 Introduction to Calculus 4 None
Physics 100 Applied Biological Physics 5 Math 100
Zoology 102 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates 5 None
Zoology 106 General Histology 4 None
Zoology 111 Invertebrate Zoology 5 None
Zoology 113 Parasitology 4 None
Zoology 120 Animal Physiology 4 Physics 100, Math 100, Chemistry 40, Chemistry 40.1, Zoology 102
Zoology 132 Vertebrate Embryology 5 Zoology 102

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