MastersCollege

The Master's College

Biological & Physical Science

Biology Core Courses

  • CH151 General Chemistry I (4)
  • CH152 General Chemistry II (4)
  • CH351 Organic Chemistry I (4)
  • CH352 Organic Chemistry II (4)
  • LS151 Organismic Biology (4)
  • LS220 Research Methods (1)
  • LS252 Cell Biology (4)
  • LS332 Ecology (4)
  • LS342 Genetics (4)
  • LS354 Origins (3)
  • LS420 Seminar in Biology (1)
  • LS422 Senior Capstone (1)
  • MA121 Calculus I (4)
  • MA262 Elementary Statistics (3)
  • PS251 General Physics I (4)
  • PS252 General Physics II (4)

Total core couses 53

Biology Emphasis Courses

Upper Division Biology & Chemistry electives (8)

Total units required for emphasis: 61

Cellular & Molecular Biology Emphasis Courses

At least three of the following (12)

  • LS326 Medical Microbiology (4)
  • LS306 Developmental Biology (4)
  • LS318 Conservation Biology & Sustainability (4)
  • LS353 Immunology (4)
  • LS351 Physiology I (4)
  • LS352 Physiology II (4)
  • LS464 Molecular Biology (3)
  • CH463 Biochemistry (4)

Total units required for emphasis: 65

Natural History/Environmental Biology Emphasis Courses

At least two of the following (7-8 total)

  • LS318 Conservation Biology & Sustainability (4)
  • LS326 Medical Microbiology (4)
  • LS348 Biological Field Studies (topics vary and can be repeated for credit) (3 or 4)

Total units required for emphasis: 60-61

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Dentistry/Pre-Allied Health Emphasis Courses

At least three of the following (12)

  • LS318 Conservation Biology & Sustainability (4)
  • LS326 Medical Microbiology (4)
  • LS306 Developmental Biology (4)
  • LS353 Immunology (3)
  • LS351 Physiology I (4)
  • LS352 Physiology II (4)
  • LS464 Molecular Biology (4)
  • CH463 Biochemistry (4)

Total units required for emphasis: 65

Secondary Teacher Education in Life Sciences Emphasis Courses

  • PS248 Earth Science (4)
  • Upper Division Biology or Chemistry elective (4)

Total units required for emphasis: 61


Minor in Biology

For a minor in Biology, the student must complete:

  • LS151 Organismic Biology (4)
  • LS252 Cell Biology (4)
  • CH151 General Chemistry I (4)
  • CH152 General Chemistry II (4)
  • LS354 Origins (3)
  • Upper division Biology & Chemistry electives (6)

Total units required for minor: 25