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Biology

Degrees Offered

The Department of Biology offers a Bachelor of Science degree in biology which requires one of the following areas of emphasis: Biological Science or Biomedical Science. A minor in Biology is also available.

Major
Bachelor of Science

Emphasis
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences

 

Biology - Major

Required:

  • 60 units in biology including: BIOL 111, 111L, 112, 112L, 113, 113L, 221, 222, 223, 301, 301L, 302, 302L, 303, 303L, 350, 405
  • An area of emphasis in biology (see below)
  • In addition to 60 units of biology courses, majors must also take UNST 404B in their last year
  • 1 unit may be applied to the biology major for each biochemistry course elected from CHEM 491, 492 and 2 units from CHEM 493

Required Cognates:

  • CHEM 111, 111L, 112, 112L, 113, 113L, 371, 372, 372L, 373, 373L
  • MATH 131
  • PHYS 231, 231L, 232, 232L, 233, 233L

The student chooses one of the following areas of emphasis:

Emphasis in Biological Science
BIOL 376, and 414 or 415, 477.
12 units from:  BIOL 408, 410, 434, 436, 439, 446, 461, 466, 467, 469, 474, 485, 485, 487, 490, and any upper division course taught at the Rosario Marine Station

Emphasis in Biomedical Science
BIOL 376 or 414 or 415.
20 units from:  BIOL 434, 436, 439, 446, 461, 466, 474, and 490

 

Biology - Minor

Required:

  • 30 units in biology including: BIOL 111, 111L, 112, 112L, 113, 113L
  • Remaining units selected from the 300 or 400 level biology courses

   

Biomathematics

Offered with the Department of Mathematics and Computing (see requirements under that department)

 

Biophysics

Offered with the Department Physics (see requirements under that department)

 

Neuroscience

Offered with the Department of Psychology (see requirements under that department)

Contact Us

4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, CA 92515

biology@lasierra.edu
951.785.2105

Office Location:

Thaine B Price 201

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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