Course Descriptions

The courses we are currently offering in the Department of Biological Sciences are listed below. Students majoring and minoring in Biology should talk with a major advisor regarding the appropriate courses to take for their program. Additional resources regarding which courses to take for the major or minor can be found here.

Undergraduate-Level Courses for Academic Year 2022-23

   •  Units: 4 ; Breadth Area: GE-B2, GE-B3
   •  Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-B2
   •  Units: 1 ; Breadth Area: GE-B3
   •  Units: 3; Breadth Area: GE-B2
   •  Units: 2 ; Breadth Area: GE - E
   •  Units: 5 ; Breadth Area: GE-B2, GE-B3
   •  Units: 5
   •  Units: 4 ; Breadth Area: GE-B2, GE-B3
   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 4 ; Breadth Area: GE-B2, GE-B3
   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 5
   •  Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UDB; Diversity
   •  Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UDB; Sustainability
   •  Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UDB; Social Justice
   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 4
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   •  Units: 3
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   •  Units: 1-4
   •  Units: 2
   •  Units: 3
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   •  Units: 2
   •  Units: 3
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   •  Units: 5
   •  Units: 3
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   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 3
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   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 2
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   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 3
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   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 3
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   •  Units: 1-4
   •  Units: 1-3
   •  Units: 1-4


Graduate-Level Courses for Academic Year 2022-23

  •  Units: 1
   •  Units: 1
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 2
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 2
   •  Units: 2
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 4
   •  Units: 2
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 3
   •  Units: 1-2
   •  Units: 1-4
   •  Units: 1-5
   •  Units: 1-3
   •  Units: 1-4