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Biology, Emphasis in Zoology, B.S. in Applied Arts and Sciences


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(SIMS Code: 771438)

All candidates for a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .”

A minor is not required with this major.

Emphasis in Zoology


Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement


Passing the Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 10 or completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

Major


The remaining units must be selected from biology courses numbered 350 and above (except BIOL 452 ), BIOL 497  and BIOL 499  (maximum six units), and all upper division chemistry courses (except CHEM 300 , CHEM 308 , CHEM 497 , CHEM 499 , and CHEM 560 ).

All upper division transfer courses in biology will calculate in the major GPA but will not fulfill any major requirements without specific department approval. This approval must be filed with the Office of Evaluations.

A minimum of 36 upper division units to include

A Minimum of Two Elective Courses


A minimum of two elective courses must be biology laboratory courses, at least one of which must be an organismal level course, selected from

Approval of the Emphasis


This approval must be filed with the Office of Evaluations.

Approval of the emphasis adviser is required for credit in

Time Limitation


All courses for the major must be completed within seven years of the granting of the undergraduate degree. Exceptions for individual courses must be approved by the department adviser and be filed with the Office of Evaluations.

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