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The Exercise Biology Major Program

A.B. Major Requirements:

 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
37-40
Biological Sciences 2A-2B-2C 14
Chemistry 2A, 2B 10
Physics 1A-1B or 7A-7B 6-8
Psychology 1 4
Statistics 13, 32, 100, or 102 3-4
Psychology 41 recommended
Depth Subject Matter
40-45
Biological Sciences 101 4
Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101 5
Exercise Biology 106 and 106L 7
Exercise Biology 101, 102, 103, 104L 15
One additional upper division course in Exercise Biology 3-4
Select one additional course from two of the three content areas listed below: 6-10
Sociology and Culture option: African American and African Studies 100; Anthropology 101; Communication 165; Community and Regional Development 176; Exercise Biology 120; History 178B; Science and Society 105, 120; Science and Technology Studies 150; Sociology 122, 154, 159, 172
History and Philosophy option: Dramatic Art 141; History 135A, 135B, 136, 139A, 139B, 185A; Philosophy 108; Science and Technology Studies 130A, 130B, 131
Psychology and Communication option: Agricultural and Resource Economics 112, Communication 134, 136; Exercise Biology 121, 122; Human Development 100C; Psychology 101, 121, 126, 140.
No variable unit courses or Exercise Biology 148, 148L may be used to fulfill these requirements. Consult your adviser regularly.
Total Units for the Major
77-85

B.S. Major Requirements:

 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
55-73
Biological Sciences 2A-2B-2C 14
Chemistry 2A-2B-2C 15
Chemistry 8A-8B or 118A-118B-118C 6-12
Mathematics 17A-17B-17C or 21A-21B (21C recommended) 8-12
Physics 7A-7B-7C or 9A-9B-9C-9D 12-20
Psychology 1 is highly recommended for all students.
Mathematics 21A-21B-21C-21D, 22A-22B, Physics 9A-9B-9C-9D and Engineering 6, 35 are recommended for students interested in graduate study in Biomechanics.
Depth Subject Matter
50-55
Biological Sciences 101, 104, 105, (102+103 may be substituted for 105) 10-13
Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101 5
Exercise Biology 106 and 106L 7
Exercise Biology 101, 102, 103, 104L 15
Statistics 100 or 102 4
Completion of three courses (9-11 units) selected from the following: (see advisor for help in selecting appropriate course sequences)
One course from Group A 3-4
One additional course from Group A or Group B 3-4
One additional course from Groups A, B or C 3-4
Group A: Exercise Biology 111, 112, 115, or 126 (laboratory courses)
Group B: Exercise Biology 110, 113, 117, 124, 125, 179
Group C: Exercise Biology 122; Applied Science Engineering 115; Engineering 102; Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 112, 113, 140; Nutrition 111AV
No variable unit courses or Passed/Not Passed graded courses may be used to fulfill these requirements. Consult your adviser regularly
Total Units for the Major
105-128

Minor Program Requirements:

 
UNITS
Exercise Biology
18
At least 15 upper division units in exercise biology from the following courses: Exercise Biology 101, 102, 103, 110, 111, 112, 113, 115, 117, 124, 126 15
Exercise Biology or other approved course: An additional three upper division units from either the previous list of Exercise Biology courses OR the following courses: Exercise Biology 106; Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101; Biological Sciences, 101, 104, 105 3
Master Adviser. Paul Salitsky for the Exercise Biology Major and Exercise Biology Minor

The Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior Major Program

B.S. Major Requirements:

 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
55-65
Biological Sciences 2A-2B-2C 14
Chemistry 2A-2B-2C 15
Chemistry 8A-8B or 118A-118B-118C 6-12
Mathematics 17A-17B-17C or
21A-21B (21C recommended) 8-12
Physics 7A-7B-7C 12
Depth Subject Matter
44-49
Biological Sciences 101, 105 (or 102+103), 104 10-13
Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 100, 101, 102 12
Select three or more units of laboratory course work from the following list: 3-5
Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 100L, 101L, 104L, 106, 111L, 124, 141P, 150, 194H; other courses with the approval of the master adviser.
Statistics 100 4
Additional Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior depth unit requirement 12
All other Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior courses not used in satisfaction of any other requirement; or Anthropology 154A, 154BN; or Entomology 104; or Exercise Biology 101, 102, 111. Courses 192, 197T, 199 may not be used to satisfy the depth unit requirement.
One course from: Anthropology 151, Evolution and Ecology 100, Geology 107 3-4
Total Units for Major
99-115
Minor Program Requirements:
Human Physiology
20
Exercise Biology 101 4
Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior 101 5
One course from: Exercise Biology 102, 110, 111, 113, 116, 117, 125
One course from: Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior 112, 113, 114, 122, 130, 132, 168
One course from: two of the following areas:
Functional Anatomy: Cell Biology and Human Anatomy 101; Anthropology 156
Genetics And Development: Anthropology 153; Human Development 100C, 101, 117; Molecular and Cellular Biology 162
Immunology: Medical Microbiology 188
Nutrition: Nutrition 111B
Neuroscience
18
Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior 100 4
Five courses from:
Choose at least four from the following:
Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior 107, 112, 124, 126, 160, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169
One of the following may be completed to fulfill the course requirement:
Psychology 113, 121, 129, 135, Linguistics 175, Philosophy 103, Human Development 163
The following courses are cross-listed and either offering can be used to fulfill the course requirement: Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior 124/Neuroscience 124, Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior 160/Neuroscience 160
Master Adviser. Dr. Hwai-Jong Cheng, M.D., Ph.D., Dr. Kenneth H. Britten, Ph.D.
Advising Center. Biology Academic Success Center (BASC); 1023 Sciences Laboratory Building; 530-752-0410; http://www.biosci.ucdavis.edu/BASC

Graduate Study. Information on graduate study in neuroscience, physiology or behavior may be obtained by writing the Graduate Adviser, College of Biological Sciences, Graduate Academic Programs. See also the graduate course offerings listed under Animal Behavior (A Graduate Group), Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology (A Graduate Group), Neuroscience, and Physiology. See also Graduate Studies.

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Updated: July 11, 2014 9:42 AM