A biological science minor is offered with the completion of 20 credits, 12 of which must be upper-division.
Note: This list is intended to give you a quick glimpse into the program’s academic offerings, and should not be used as a guide for course selection or academic advising. For official program requirements, see the course catalog.
|BIOS 111||General Biology I|
Introductory course for majors emphasizing the principles of cellular and molecular biology, genetics, and development.
|BIOS 112||General Biology II|
Introductory course for biological science majors emphasizing the principles of systematics and biodiversity, population genetics and origins theories, ecology, and anatomy and physiology.
|BIOS 113||General Biology I Laboratory|
This laboratory accompanies General Biology I and is divided between observational and experimental approaches, with emphasis on the collection and interpretation of quantitative data. Frequent lab discussion of relevant issues and literature will be included.
|BIOS 114||General Biology II Laboratory|
This laboratory, which accompanies General Biology II, will involve dissection as well as experimentation. A field project involving the La Mirada Creek is included.
Elective credits are to be approved by a department adviser -- see course catalog for more details.