Biology - Ecology/Field Requirements (BSE)

Licensure

Licensure Requirements - 41 units
SPECED 205INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION3
BIOLOGY 257INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY3
Foundations Block:9
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION IN A PLURALISTIC SOCIETY (DV)(GI)
INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION AND TEACHING
EDFOUND 425MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL3
SECNDED 466LITERACY STRATEGIES FOR CONTENT-AREA TEACHERS3
SECNDED 429METHODS OF TEACHING SCIENCE3
CIFLD 492FIELD STUDY3
Select one of the following Directed Teaching groups:14
Group A
DIRECTED TEACHING - ALTERNATIVE PLACEMENT MIDDLE SCHOOL (2 units)
DIRECTED TEACHING-SECONDARY (12 units)
Group B
DIRECTED TEACHING - ALTERNATIVE PLACEMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL (2 units)
DIRECTED TEACHING-MIDDLE SCHOOL (12 units)
Total Units41

Major

Major Requirements - 40 units
BIOLOGY 141INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I (GL)5
BIOLOGY 142INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II (GL)5
BIOLOGY 251INTRODUCTION TO GENETICS4
BIOLOGY 253INTRODUCTION TO CELL BIOLOGY3
BIOLOGY 254BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY METHODS I2
BIOLOGY 257INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY3
BIOLOGY 258FIELD EXPERIENCE2
BIOLOGY 353PLANT TAXONOMY4
BIOLOGY 446ORGANIC EVOLUTION4
BIOLOGY 457GENERAL ECOLOGY4
BIOLOGY 390BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM0.5
BIOLOGY 400SENIOR BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM0.5
BIOLOGY 498RINDEPENDENT STUDY - UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH (select at least one unit)1
The following are strongly recommended:
MICROBIOLOGY
COMPARATIVE VERTEBRATE ANATOMY
Select additional units of Biology numbered above 300, except BIOLOGY 303, to total 40 units in the major1-12
Total Units42
Unique and Writing Requirements - 21-26
BIOLOGY 200WRITING IN BIOLOGY3
or ENGLISH 372 TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC WRITING
CHEM 102GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (GL)5
CHEM 104GENERAL CHEMISTRY II (GL)5
One additional Chemistry course numbered above 200
Select one of the following:3-5
ELEMENTARY FUNCTIONS (GM)
SHORT CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (GM)
APPLIED CALCULUS SURVEY FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (GM)
PSYCH 215BASIC STATISTICAL METHODS3
or BIOLOGY 303 BIOSTATISTICS
One of the following are strongly recommended:
PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS I (GL)
and PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS II (GL)
PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS I (GL)
and PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS II (GL)
Total Units21-26

An approved minor is required for this major.