Biology Minor

If you are interested in biology, this minor is very flexible, allowing you to take the courses that interest you and help you achieve your goals. Our faculty are personally invested in the students, and opportunities for students to be involved in research and student organizations are plenty. Studying biology is useful for multiple career fields including public health, research and development, business, environment, law and government, allied health, and medicine. Learn more about yourself and the world around you! 

Lower Division Requirements

BIO146 General Biology I with Lab

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)

BIO146-D
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-F
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-K
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-G
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 W 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-B
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-H
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-I
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-L
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-E
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-C
Koo, Bonjun
09/03/2019 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
01/13/2020 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-B
Koo, Bonjun
01/13/2020 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-C
Koo, Bonjun
01/13/2020 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
05/04/2020 M 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B219
BIO146-A
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-B
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-C
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-D
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-E
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-F
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-G
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 W 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-H
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-I
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-J
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 T 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
BIO146-K
Koo, Bonjun
09/08/2020 Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112

BIO148 General Biology II with Lab

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)

BIO148-A
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
09/03/2019 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B112
BIO148-B
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
09/03/2019 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B112
BIO148-D
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
01/13/2020 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-B
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
01/13/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-C
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
01/13/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-A
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
01/13/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-E
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
01/13/2020 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-G
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
01/13/2020 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-F
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
01/13/2020 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO148-A
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
09/08/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BIO148-B
Shin, Alexandra Nicole
09/08/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

CHE115 General Chemistry I with Lab

Structure and behavior of inorganic matter and a mathematical treatment of chemical systems. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: CHE 102 or high school chemistry. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

CHE115-L
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/03/2019 F 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-J
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/03/2019 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-K
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/03/2019 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-C
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2019 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-G
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2019 T 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center A112
CHE115-A
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2019 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-B
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2019 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-E
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2019 T 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center A112
CHE115-F
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2019 T 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center A112
CHE115-I
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/03/2019 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-D
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2019 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
CHE115-H
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2019 T 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center A112
CHE115-P
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/03/2019 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-N
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/03/2019 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-O
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/03/2019 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-D
Tsai, Jones
01/13/2020 F 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 125
CHE115-B
Tsai, Jones
01/13/2020 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 125
CHE115-C
Tsai, Jones
01/13/2020 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 125
CHE115-G
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2020 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 125
CHE115-A
Tsai, Jones
01/13/2020 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 125
CHE115-E
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2020 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 125
CHE115-F
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2020 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 125
CHE115-H
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2020 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 125
CHE115-I
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2020 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 125
CHE115-A
Suzuki, Satoru
09/08/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
CHE115-B
Suzuki, Satoru
09/08/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
CHE115-C
Suzuki, Satoru
09/08/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
CHE115-D
Suzuki, Satoru
09/08/2020 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
CHE115-E
Suzuki, Satoru
09/08/2020 T 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 125
CHE115-F
Suzuki, Satoru
09/08/2020 T 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 125
CHE115-G
Suzuki, Satoru
09/08/2020 T 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 125
CHE115-H
Suzuki, Satoru
09/08/2020 T 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 125
CHE115-I
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/08/2020 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 123
CHE115-J
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/08/2020 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 123
CHE115-K
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/08/2020 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 123
CHE115-L
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/08/2020 F 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 123
CHE115-M
STAFF, STAFF
09/08/2020 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
CHE115-N
STAFF, STAFF
09/08/2020 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

CHE125 General Chemistry II with Lab

A continuation of Chemistry 115, including qualitative inorganic analysis. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: CHE 115. (4 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

CHE125-A
Hu, Ying
09/03/2019 F 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B258
CHE125-B
Hu, Ying
09/03/2019 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B258
CHE125-G
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2020 Th 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall 109
CHE125-H
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2020 Th 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall 109
CHE125-I
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2020 F 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall 109
CHE125-J
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2020 F 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall 109
CHE125-C
Hu, Ying
01/13/2020 W 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A111
CHE125-B
Hu, Ying
01/13/2020 W 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A111
CHE125-A
Hu, Ying
01/13/2020 W 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A111
CHE125-D
Schacht, Patrick C.
01/13/2020 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125
CHE125-K
Schacht, Patrick C.
01/13/2020 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125
CHE125-E
Schacht, Patrick C.
01/13/2020 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125
CHE125-F
Schacht, Patrick C.
01/13/2020 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125
CHE125-A
Tsai, Jones
05/11/2020 T 10:30 AM - 12:15 PM Yeager Center B222
CHE125-A
Hu, Ying
09/08/2020 F 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
CHE125-B
Hu, Ying
09/08/2020 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

Upper Division Requirements

BIO305 Microbiology with Lab

A general survey of microorganisms with an emphasis on bacteria. The study includes morphologic characteristics, growth, reproduction, metabolism, genetics and taxonomy of bacteria; a general survey of viruses, fungi, protozoans and algae; and microbiology of food, water, soil and industry. Mechanisms of pathogenesis and control of microorganisms of human relevance will also be introduced. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: BIO 146 or 153. Recommended: High school chemistry or CHE 102. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

BIO305-E
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/03/2019 W 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A111
BIO305-D
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/03/2019 T 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A111
BIO305-C
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/03/2019 T 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A111
BIO305-B
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/03/2019 Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B252
BIO305-A
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/03/2019 Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B252
BIO305-C
Park, Hyun-Woo
01/13/2020 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO305-A
Park, Hyun-Woo
01/13/2020 T 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO305-D
Park, Hyun-Woo
01/13/2020 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO305-B
Park, Hyun-Woo
01/13/2020 T 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 124
BIO305-B
Park, Hyun-Woo
05/04/2020 T 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B219
BIO305-A
Park, Hyun-Woo
05/04/2020 Th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B219
BIO305-C
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/08/2020 T 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A110
BIO305-D
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/08/2020 T 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A110
BIO305-E
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/08/2020 W 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A110
BIO305-A
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/08/2020 Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BIO305-B
Park, Hyun-Woo
09/08/2020 Th 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

Four (4) additional upper division units in biology with a lab

Three (3) additional upper division units in biology