Major Courses

 

Lower Division Requirements

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic skills necessary for academic success in the discipline of Biology and to provide students with an overview of professions in which the major may be applied. Pass/Fail. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO101-A
Prins, Bruce
01/08/2024 T 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Mission Hall 127
BIO101-B
Fuller, Ryan Nicholaus
09/03/2024 Th 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Park Building 203
BIO101-A
Fuller, Ryan Nicholaus
09/03/2024 T 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Park Building 203
BIO101-A
Prins, Bruce
01/13/2025 T 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM TBA

Topics covered include cell structure and function, genetics, reproduction and development of animal systems. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
01/08/2024 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-B
Koo, Bonjun
01/08/2024 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-C
Koo, Bonjun
01/08/2024 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
05/06/2024 M 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 191
BIO146-F
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-J
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-L
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-I
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-D
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-G
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 W 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-E
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-H
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-C
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-K
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-B
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
01/13/2025 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-B
Koo, Bonjun
01/13/2025 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-C
Koo, Bonjun
01/13/2025 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
05/05/2025 M 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

Includes organismal biology of animals and plants, their behavior, ecology, evolution and adaptations. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO148-F
Zeidan, Effat
01/08/2024 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-C
Zeidan, Effat
01/08/2024 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO148-D
Zeidan, Effat
01/08/2024 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-B
Zeidan, Effat
01/08/2024 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO148-A
Zeidan, Effat
01/08/2024 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO148-E
Zeidan, Effat
01/08/2024 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-A
Zeidan, Effat
09/03/2024 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 126
BIO148-B
Zeidan, Effat
01/13/2025 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-F
Zeidan, Effat
01/13/2025 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-C
Zeidan, Effat
01/13/2025 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-D
Zeidan, Effat
01/13/2025 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-E
Zeidan, Effat
01/13/2025 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-A
Zeidan, Effat
01/13/2025 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124

A study of inorganic chemical systems including properties of atoms, molecules and ions, composition of matter, solutions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, electronic structure of elements, chemical bonding and molecular geometry. Course content is presented at a level required for Chemistry and related science majors. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisite: CHE 102 or high school chemistry. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE115-B
Suzuki, Satoru
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A111
CHE115-A
Tsai, Jones
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE115-A
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Park Building 202
CHE115-C
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-D
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE115-B
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A111
CHE115-B
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-A
Tsai, Jones
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 109

A laboratory experience designed to illustrate and reinforce topics covered in General Chemistry I and introduce students to laboratory practices, experiments and equipment that are foundational to the study of Chemistry. Additional lab fee. Pre- or Co- Requisite: CHE 115. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE115L-A
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/08/2024 M 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-F
Zhou, Huajun A.
01/08/2024 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-D
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/08/2024 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-E
Lewis, Joshua I.
01/08/2024 T 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-G
Zhou, Huajun A.
01/08/2024 W 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-C
Haynes, Stacy E.
01/08/2024 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-B
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/08/2024 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-D
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 T 7:30 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 240
CHE115L-I
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 W 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-C
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-A
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 M 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-G
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 W 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-E
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 T 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-K
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 Th 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-F
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-H
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-J
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 Th 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-B
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-B
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-D
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-E
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 T 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-C
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-F
Zhou, Huajun A.
01/13/2025 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-G
Zhou, Huajun A.
01/13/2025 W 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-A
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235

A continuation of CHE 115 - General Chemistry I including the study of inorganic chemical systems including liquids and solids, solutions, colloids, kinetics, equilibria, acid-base chemistry, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Course content is presented at a level required for Chemistry and related science majors. Lecture (3 units). Prerequisite: CHE 115 and 115L. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE125-A
Ferko, Thomas E.
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus V295
CHE125-C
Suzuki, Satoru
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A111
CHE125-B
Schacht, Patrick C.
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 109
CHE125-A
Suzuki, Satoru
05/06/2024 TTh 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM BUS 253
CHE125-A
Hu, Ying
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus U294
CHE125-A
Hu, Ying
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
CHE125-C
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A110
CHE125-B
Schacht, Patrick C.
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 124
CHE125-A
Suzuki, Satoru
05/05/2025 TTh 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM TBA

A laboratory experience designed to illustrate and reinforce topics covered in CHE 125 - General Chemistry II and continue to introduce students to laboratory practices, experiments, and equipment that are foundational to the study of Chemistry. Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: CHE 115L. Pre- or Co- Requisite: CHE 125. (1 unit; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE125L-C
Haynes, Stacy E.
01/08/2024 T 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-G
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/08/2024 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-B
Haynes, Stacy E.
01/08/2024 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-E
Suzuki, Satoru
01/08/2024 Th 7:30 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 240
CHE125L-F
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/08/2024 F 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-A
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/08/2024 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-A
Suzuki, Satoru
05/06/2024 T 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM James Complex 236
CHE125L-B
Hu, Ying
09/03/2024 F 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE125L-A
Hu, Ying
09/03/2024 T 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE125L-C
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 T 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-E
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 F 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-F
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-A
Hu, Ying
01/13/2025 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-D
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 Th 7:30 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 240
CHE125L-B
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE125L-A
Suzuki, Satoru
05/05/2025 T 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM James Complex 236

The first course in a 2-semester calculus-based physics sequence for science and mathematics majors. A study of mechanics, heat and thermodynamics, waves, sound, and the mathematical methods of physics. Should be taken with PHY 214L - Physics for Scientists I Lab and PHY 214D - Physics for Scientists I Discussion. Prerequisite: MAT 145 or 245. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHY214-A
Choi, Hyung S
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A110
PHY214-A
Buchholz, James R
05/06/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM BUS 252
PHY214-A
Choi, Hyung S
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110
PHY214-B
Buchholz, James R
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A111
PHY214-A
Choi, Hyung S
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus V295
PHY214-A
Buchholz, James R
05/05/2025 Th 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Park Building

This laboratory course, designed to be taken concurrently with PHY 214 - Physics for Scientists I, emphasizes scientific measuring and reporting techniques. Observational laboratories will reinforce topics in mechanics, including kinematics, Newton's Laws, momentum, energy, waves, sound, and thermodynamics. Additional course fee. Pre- or Co- Requisite: PHY 214. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHY214L-B
Ahab, Atika S.
01/08/2024 T 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-A
Choi, Hyung S
01/08/2024 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-C
Chediak, Juan A.
01/08/2024 F 1:15 PM - 4:00 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-B
Buchholz, James R
05/06/2024 Sa 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 121
PHY214L-A
Buchholz, James R
05/06/2024 Sa 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-F
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-B
Grant, Ted William
09/03/2024 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-E
Buchholz, James R
09/03/2024 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-A
Choi, Hyung S
09/03/2024 M 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-D
Choi, Hyung S
09/03/2024 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-A
Choi, Hyung S
01/13/2025 Th 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 F 1:15 PM - 4:00 PM James Complex 122
PHY214L-A
Buchholz, James R
05/05/2025 Sa 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 122

The second course in a 2-semester calculus-based physics sequence for science and mathematics majors. Includes a study of electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic waves, optics, and modern physics topics. Should be taken with PHY 224L - Physics for Scientists II Lab and PHY 224D - Physics for Scientists II Discussion. Prerequisite: PHY 214. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHY224-B
Buchholz, James R
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203
PHY224-A
Buchholz, James R
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 203
PHY224-A
Snapp-Kolas, Christopher R.
07/01/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM BUS 253
PHY224-A
Buchholz, James R
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building 204
PHY224-B
Buchholz, James R
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Park Building 204
PHY224-A
Buchholz, James R
06/30/2025 Th 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Park Building

This laboratory course, designed to be taken concurrently with Physics for Scientists II, emphasizes scientific measuring and reporting techniques. Observational laboratories will reinforce topics in electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. Additional lab fee. Pre- or Co- Requisite: PHY 224. (1 unit; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHY224L-E
Ahab, Atika S.
01/08/2024 W 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-B
Lee, Yeon_Suk
01/08/2024 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-A
Lee, Yeon_Suk
01/08/2024 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-C
Ahab, Atika S.
01/08/2024 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-D
Grant, Ted William
01/08/2024 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-B
Snapp-Kolas, Christopher R.
07/01/2024 Sa 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 122
PHY224L-A
Snapp-Kolas, Christopher R.
07/01/2024 Sa 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-A
Grant, Ted William
01/13/2025 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-E
Grant, Ted William
01/13/2025 W 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 121
PHY224L-A
Buchholz, James R
06/30/2025 Sa 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 121

Choose one (1) of the following courses:

A calculus-based course including an introduction to derivatives and integrals, dimensional analysis, analytical geometry, trigonometry, vectors, experimental error and other topics to provide a mathematical foundation for natural science majors. Prerequisites: MAT 115, 135 or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MAT145-B
Blueford, Luke E.
01/08/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus L243
MAT145-A
Kish, Stephan C
01/08/2024 MWF 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM BUS 123
MAT145-A
Blueford, Luke E.
07/01/2024 MTWTh 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 125
MAT145-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 MWF 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
MAT145-A
Sill, Michael R.
09/03/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus Q290
MAT145-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus V295
MAT145-A
Kish, Stephan C
01/13/2025 MWF 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Park Building 123
MAT145-A
STAFF, STAFF
06/30/2025 MTWTh 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

Basic concepts of analytical geometry, limits and derivatives, differentials and rates, integration, definite and indefinite integrals, differentiation of logarithmic and exponential functions. Prerequisites: MAT 135, 145, EGR 182, or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MAT245-A
Curry, Brad
01/08/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT245-B
Curry, Brad
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT245-A
Willett, Robert James
05/06/2024 - Online
MAT245-A
Curry, Brad
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-B
Curry, Brad
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-A
Curry, Brad
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-B
Curry, Brad
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building ONLN
MAT245-A
Willett, Robert James
05/05/2025 - Online

 

Upper Division Requirements

The principles of genetics including Mendelian, nature of genetic materials, chromosome mechanics, genetic recombination, and gene action. Emphasis will be placed on the transmission of genetic factors. Prerequisite: BIO 146 (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO313-A
Szeto, Daniel P.
01/08/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B220
BIO313-B
Szeto, Daniel P.
01/08/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B220
BIO313-B
Szeto, Daniel P.
09/03/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building 124
BIO313-A
Szeto, Daniel P.
09/03/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building 124
BIO313-C
Szeto, Daniel P.
09/03/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building 124
BIO313-D
Szeto, Daniel P.
09/03/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building 124
BIO313-A
Szeto, Daniel P.
01/13/2025 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
BIO313-B
Szeto, Daniel P.
01/13/2025 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA

An examination of the structure, ultrastructure, organization, and functions of cells, with emphasis on bioenergetics, membranes, organelles, genes and gene regulation, genetic control of cell division and differentiation, structure and function of biological macromolecules, particularly nucleic acids and proteins. Mechanisms of DNA replication and repair, transcription and translation will be studied, in addition to bacteriophage and eukaryotic virus biology, mobile genetic elements and genetic engineering. Lecture: 3 units) Lab: 1 unit. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: BIO 146 and 148. Recommended: CHE125 and 125L. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO330-B
Bideshi, Dennis K.
01/08/2024 F 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 127
BIO330-A
Bideshi, Dennis K.
01/08/2024 F 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 127
BIO330-A
Bideshi, Dennis K.
09/03/2024 F 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus U294
BIO330-B
Bideshi, Dennis K.
09/03/2024 F 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus U294
BIO330-A
Bideshi, Dennis K.
01/13/2025 F 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BIO330-B
Bideshi, Dennis K.
01/13/2025 F 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

An integrated mechanistic study of the nomenclature, chemical, and stereochemical properties of aliphatic hydrocarbons. Lecture: 3 units. Lab: 1 unit. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: CHE 125 and 125L. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE351-A
Hu, Ying
01/08/2024 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 103
CHE351-A
Fossett, Lawrence A
09/03/2024 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus T293
CHE351-B
Fossett, Lawrence A
09/03/2024 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus T293
CHE351-E
Nalbandian, Jenifer Natee
09/03/2024 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building 123
CHE351-D
Nalbandian, Jenifer Natee
09/03/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building 123
CHE351-C
Nalbandian, Jenifer Natee
09/03/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building 123
CHE351-A
Hu, Ying
01/13/2025 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

A continuation of Chemistry 351 covering the major aliphatic and aromatic functional groups. Includes an introduction to spectroscopy. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: CHE 351. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE352-C
Fossett, Lawrence A
01/08/2024 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE352-D
Hu, Ying
01/08/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B258
CHE352-A
Fossett, Lawrence A
01/08/2024 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE352-B
Fossett, Lawrence A
01/08/2024 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE352-A
Hu, Ying
09/03/2024 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 125
CHE352-A
Fossett, Lawrence A
01/13/2025 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE352-B
Fossett, Lawrence A
01/13/2025 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE352-C
Fossett, Lawrence A
01/13/2025 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE352-D
Nalbandian, Jenifer Natee
01/13/2025 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
CHE352-E
Nalbandian, Jenifer Natee
01/13/2025 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA

  

Practicum Requirement

Complete 3 units from the following:

This course will introduce and reinforce the skills necessary to perform biological research including discussions of the scientific method, literature research, reading scientific journal articles, analyzing scientific data, reporting research findings in both written and visual formats, critiquing original research, and science ethics. It will also explore field work opportunities available for students. Each student will be required to present a research proposal and/or locate and prepare all necessary documents for entering an internship, field work, or research opportunity. Prerequisite: Biology major. (1 unit; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO380-A
Antonio, Melissa
01/08/2024 W 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 103
BIO380-A
Antonio, Melissa
09/03/2024 M 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM TBA
BIO380-A
Antonio, Melissa
01/13/2025 W 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

This class focuses on laboratory research projects and topics of current or historical interest that are not normally covered in other established courses. Content varies from year to year and is determined by both instructor and student's interest. May be repeated for a maximum of eight (8) units. Prerequisites: BIO 148; Sophomore status; and permission of Department Chair. (1-4 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO490-G
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-I
Antonio, Melissa
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-F
Heyman, Nathanael
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-B
Park, Hyun-Woo
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-D
Koo, Bonjun
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-C
Prins, Bruce
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-A
Bideshi, Dennis K.
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-H
Runyan, Stephen A.
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-J
Flores Arenas, Anabel
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-B
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-D
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-E
Szeto, Daniel P.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-K
Fuller, Ryan Nicholaus
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-A
Bideshi, Dennis K.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-F
Heyman, Nathanael
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-H
Lanphere, Jacob D.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-I
Antonio, Melissa
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-C
Prins, Bruce
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-G
Runyan, Stephen A.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-J
Flores Arenas, Anabel
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-A
Bideshi, Dennis K.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-B
Park, Hyun-Woo
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-C
Prins, Bruce
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-D
Koo, Bonjun
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-E
Szeto, Daniel P.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-F
Heyman, Nathanael
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-G
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-H
Runyan, Stephen A.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-I
Antonio, Melissa
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
BIO490-J
Flores Arenas, Anabel
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC

Under the advisement of a faculty member and supervising professional, the student will work or otherwise actively participate in a work/volunteer setting related to their major in Biology. This can be in an industrial, research, health care, or other approved setting. Variable (1-4) units can be earned in any one semester. May be repeated for up to 6 total units of credit. Prerequisites: Declared Biology major and Junior or Senior standing. (1-4 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO491-IN
Prins, Bruce
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC

This course is designed to be a culminating exercise for students to reflect upon, evaluate, and assimilate knowledge and experience they have gained by participating in a research or internship opportunity prior to this course. Students will prepare a presentation (both written and oral) that will focus on that experience. Prerequisite: Biology and Biomedical Sciences major and Junior status. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO499-A
Antonio, Melissa
01/08/2024 W 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM BUS 103
BIO499-A
Antonio, Melissa
09/03/2024 M 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
BIO499-A
Antonio, Melissa
01/13/2025 W 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM TBA

Concentration Courses (16-20 units)

 

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations:

  • Environmental Science
  • General Biology
  • Secondary Biology Education

 

Environmental Science (16 units)

A study of the physiology, morphology, reproduction, and a survey of the plant kingdom, including fungi, algae, liverworts, mosses, ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms. Emphasis will be placed on the development, reproduction and the relevance of plants to humans. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO114-B
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/08/2024 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center B252
BIO114-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/08/2024 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center B252
BIO114-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/13/2025 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA
BIO114-B
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/13/2025 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA

The study of the interrelations of plants and animals in relation to the environment. Field study and local ecology are emphasized. Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: BIO 114, 143, or 146. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO302-A
Koo, Bonjun
01/08/2024 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 127
BIO302-B
Koo, Bonjun
01/08/2024 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 127

Environmental Chemistry is intended to provide the student with an understanding of the key environmental problems our world faces, by exploring the chemistry of our air, water, and soil and integrating this in order to describe human and ecological exposures to chemicals in the environment. Lecture: 3 units. Lab: 1 unit. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: CHE 125, 125L, and either BIO 146 or BIO 148. (4 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENV360-A
Koo, Bonjun
01/13/2025 M 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

This class deals with research projects and topics of current or historical interest which are not normally covered in other established courses. Content variable from year to year. Prerequisite: BIO 148. (1-4 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SCI412-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
03/04/2024 Sa 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM BUS OTHR
SCI412-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
09/02/2024 Sa 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Mission Hall OTHR
SCI412-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
03/03/2025 Sa 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Mission Hall OTHR

 


 

General Biology (16 units)

A study of the physiology, morphology, reproduction, and a survey of the plant kingdom, including fungi, algae, liverworts, mosses, ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms. Emphasis will be placed on the development, reproduction and the relevance of plants to humans. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO114-B
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/08/2024 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center B252
BIO114-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/08/2024 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center B252
BIO114-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/13/2025 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA
BIO114-B
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/13/2025 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA

Complete 12 additional upper division units in biology and SCI 412.

 


 

Secondary Biology Education (20 units)

A study of the physiology, morphology, reproduction, and a survey of the plant kingdom, including fungi, algae, liverworts, mosses, ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms. Emphasis will be placed on the development, reproduction and the relevance of plants to humans. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO114-B
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/08/2024 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center B252
BIO114-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/08/2024 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center B252
BIO114-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/13/2025 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA
BIO114-B
Lanphere, Jacob D.
01/13/2025 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA

The study of the interrelations of plants and animals in relation to the environment. Field study and local ecology are emphasized. Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: BIO 114, 143, or 146. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO302-A
Koo, Bonjun
01/08/2024 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 127
BIO302-B
Koo, Bonjun
01/08/2024 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 127

Principles of physiology and the function of vertebrate organ systems with emphasis on human. Lecture: 3 units. Lab: 1 unit. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: BIO 148, CHE 115, and 115L. (4 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO344-A
Runyan, Stephen A.
01/08/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B222
BIO344-A
Runyan, Stephen A.
01/13/2025 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

An advanced study of the geosciences including the areas of astronomy, meteorology and climate, geology, and oceanography. The laboratory experience is designed to illustrate and reinforce geosciences principles and to introduce basic geosciences laboratory techniques. Lecture: 3 units. Lab: 1 unit. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: CHE 115 and 115L. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ENV451-A
Koo, Bonjun
01/08/2024 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 124
ENV451-A
Lanphere, Jacob D.
09/03/2024 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 109
ENV451-A
Koo, Bonjun
01/13/2025 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Park Building 124

The main focus of the course is on complex concepts from extra-solar astrophysics (astronomy outside of our solar system), including star formation, stellar evolution, supernova and stellar remnants, black holes, galaxy formation, dark matter, the large-scale structure of the universe, and the Creation of the universe. The purpose of this course is to provide a broad baseline of conceptual understanding. Student will also learn how to analyze and understand new discoveries in astronomy as they are related directly to the professional astronomical community, in addition to understanding astronomy articles that are presented through more mainstream media. Prerequisite: PHY 113, 115, 201, or 214. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHY301-A
Buchholz, James R
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

This laboratory course focuses on studying the laws of physics related to astronomy. It is intended as an upper division general education course in astronomy. The purpose of this course is to give a broad experiential understanding of the process of analyzing data from telescopes, integrating real astronomical data with astronomical concepts such as the expansion of the universe and supernova explosion. Additional lab fee. Pre- or Co- Requisite: PHY 301. (1 unit; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHY301L-A
Buchholz, James R
01/13/2025 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 122

 

Recommended Courses

 

This discussion section is designed to be taken concurrently with PHY 214 - Physics for Scientists I. Emphasis will be placed on problem solving and computational techniques, and is meant to reinforce topics in mechanics, heat and thermodynamics, waves, sound, and the mathematical methods of physics. Pass/Fail. Concurrent Requisite: PHY 214. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHY214D-A
Chediak, Juan A.
01/08/2024 M 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Yeager Center A111
PHY214D-A
Choi, Hyung S
09/03/2024 W 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
PHY214D-B
Buchholz, James R
09/03/2024 W 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Park Building 104
PHY214D-A
Choi, Hyung S
01/13/2025 Th 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM TBA

This discussion section is designed to be taken concurrently with Physics for Scientists II. Emphasis will be placed on problem solving and computational techniques, and is meant to reinforce topics in electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. Pass/Fail. Concurrent Requisite: PHY 224. (1 unit; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHY224D-A
Buchholz, James R
01/08/2024 M 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM BUS 250
PHY224D-A
Buchholz, James R
01/13/2025 M 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM Park Building