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Evolution and Ecology

EEB undergraduate students at a field site in Mendocino county.

EEB undergraduate students at a field site in Mendocino county.

Source: Nicole Carbone, EEB Peer Advisor 2009-2010

EEB Bachelor of Art Requirements 2010-2012

A worksheet of the degree requirements is available as a pdf.

College of Biological Sciences Requirements

  • Total Units: 180

  • Upper-division units: 64

  • Residence (35 of last 45 units)

  • English Comp. Exam or 1 lower division and 1 upper division course

  • General Education

  • GPA in major (2.0):

    • All required courses

    • Upper-division courses (including CHE 118 series)

Preparatory Subject Matter (40-42 units)

  • Biological Sciences (14 units): 2A-2B-2C

  • Chemistry (10 units): 2A-2B

  • Chemistry (6 units): 8A-8B

  • Mathematics* (4-8 units): MAT 17A-17B (17C recommended) or MAT 21A-21B (21C recommended) or Statistics 100 or Statistics 102

    • Mathematics 16A-16B accepted to fulfill this requirement only for transfer students admitted prior to fall 2013.
  • Physics (6 units): 1A-1B

Depth Subject Matter (36 units)

  • Biological Sciences (4 units): 101

  • One course from (3-4 units):

    • Evolution and Ecology 100
    • Geology 107
    • Anthropology 151
  • One course from (4 units):

    • Evolution and Ecology 101
    • Environmental Science and Policy 100
    • Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology 151

Choose from the lists below. Include at least one course from Biodiversity and one from Advanced Evolution and Ecology:

Biodiversity

Advanced Evolution and Ecology

Biological Science Electives

The following courses are acceptable toward the fulfillment of the upper division biological sciences requirement in the A.B. major program and may be selected without advisor approval. Other elective courses are approved on an individual basis by petition through an advisor.

Variable Unit Courses

A maximum of 4 units of variable-unit courses (numbered 192, 198, 199) may be applied to upper division elective requirements. Evolution and Ecology majors may not substitute course 192 for the upper division laboratory requirement. Courses numbered 197T are not applicable to the upper division elective unit requirement.