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A.B. Major Requirements:

 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
34
Biological Sciences 2A-2B-2C 14
Chemistry 2A-2B, 8A-8B 16
Statistics 13 or 100 or 102 (or Plant Sciences 120) 4
Depth Subject Matter
41-42
Biological Sciences 101 4
Plant Biology 102 or 108 5
Evolution and Ecology 140 or Plant Biology 116 4-5
Plant Biology 105, 111, 112, 117 15
Additional upper division units in Plant Biology or related natural science courses 13
Total Units for the Major
75-76
Recommended
Chemistry 2C, Evolution and Ecology 100, and Plant Biology 148.
For students with interests in specialized areas of plant biology (e.g. agricultural botany, ecology, systematics and evolution, morphology, plant physiology, etc.), certain substitutions, including courses in other departments, may be allowed upon prior consultation with a Plant Biology major adviser.

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
Recommended
Biological Sciences 20Q
Depth Subject Matter
43-46
Biological Sciences 101, 105 (or 102+103), 104 or equivalent 10-13
Statistics 100 or 102 4
Plant Biology 105, 111, 112 11
Research internship: Plant Biology 92, 99, 189, 192, 199 or equivalent 3
Restricted electives 15
Upper division courses in plant biology or other fields relevant to the student's interest chosen from the lists below. The student's academic adviser may approve additional courses as “restricted electives” at their discretion.
Total Units for the Major
98-111

Course Lists

Ecology
Environmental Science and Policy 121, 123, 124, 150C, 151, 151L, 155, 155L; Evolution and Ecology 101, 131, 138; Hydrologic Science 124; Plant Biology 117, 119; Plant Pathology 150; Plant Sciences 112, 130, 131, 134, 135, 142, 144.
Evolution and Diversity
Evolution and Ecology 100, 102, 108, 140, 149; Plant Biology 102, 108, 116, 143, 148.
Plant Genetics
Evolution and Ecology 100, 102; Molecular and Cellular Biology 161, 164; Plant Biology 113; Plant Pathology 123; Plant Sciences 152.
Plant Physiology, Development, and Molecular Biology
Biotechnology 160, 161A, 161B; Molecular and Cellular Biology 126; Plant Biology 113, 126; Plant Pathology 123, 130; Plant Sciences 153, 157, 158.
Master Adviser. Siobhan Brady, Plant Biology Department office in 2251 Life Sciences

Minor Program Requirements:

 
UNITS
Minor Requirements
18
Upper division units, including at least one course from each of the following four groups 18
(a) Anatomy and Morphology:
Evolution and Ecology 140; Plant Biology 105, 116
(b) Physiology and Development:
Plant Biology 111, 112, 123; Plant Pathology 130
(c) Evolution and Ecology:
Evolution and Ecology 100; Plant Biology 102, 108, 117, 143
(d) Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics: Biotechnology 160; Plant Biology 113, 126; Plant Sciences 152, 154, 171, 172
Minor Adviser. Same as for major above.
Honors and Honors Programs. Students on the honors list may elect to include a maximum of 5 units of 194H in their major programs. Refer to the Academic Information chapter and the appropriate College section for Dean's Honors List information.
Graduate Study. Consult the Plant Biology Graduate Group listing.
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