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Individual Major

College of Biological Sciences

Program Office. Biology Academic Success Center; 1023 Sciences Laboratory Building; 530-752-0410
Student Proposal. A student who wishes to propose an individual major must submit the proposal to the Committee on Undergraduate Student Petitions prior to reaching 120 units. It is important for the student to make arrangements to speak with an adviser in the Biology Academic Success Center early in the development of his/her major as no individual major will be approved after a student has completed 120 units.

A.B. and B.S. Major Requirements:

 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
(variable)
Lower division courses basic to the program or needed to satisfy prerequisites for upper division requirements as determined by the Committee on Undergraduate Student Petitions.
Depth Subject Matter
45 units minimum
Upper division course work must include:
(a) at least 30 units from courses offered by departments in the College of Biological Sciences;
(b) additional requirements as determined by the Committee on Undergraduate Student Petitions. See the Biology Academic Success Center for details.
(c) for the B.A. degree, a maximum of 80 units toward the major; for the B.S. degree, a maximum of 110 units toward the major.
All University, General Education, and
College of Biological Sciences Bachelor's degree requirements
(variable)
Total Units for the Degree
180
Principal Adviser (selected by student).
A faculty member in a department or program in the College of Biological Sciences.
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Updated: March 22, 2017 10:38 AM