Recommended Course Sequence

Recommended Sequence of CoursesPrinter Friendly
Program of Study: BiologyCourse Offerings subject to change. Please consult the current Schedule of Classes.
Department: Biological SciencesThis document is for planning purposes only and is not a guarantee of course offerings
Coordinator: swilson@santarosa.eduA full-time student seeking to complete an Associate's Degree in two years should expect to take an average of 15 units per semester.
Term Effective: Fall 2020A major is only part of what is required for an Associate's Degree see additional requirements here
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
BIO10*INTRO PRIN BIOLOGY4.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021MATH150A (Inactive)YES
CHEM3A*GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1:LEC3.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021CHEM42 AND MATH154YES
CHEM3AL*GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1: LAB2.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021CHEM3AYES
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021YES
Total Semester Units:10.00
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
BIO2.1*FUND BIO: CELL5.00Spring 2021CHEM1A (Inactive) AND BIO10 AND ENGL1A OR
CHEM4A (Inactive) AND BIO10 AND ENGL1A OR
CHEM3A AND CHEM3AL AND
BIO10 AND ENGL1A OR
CHEM1A (Inactive) AND BIO10 AND ESL10 OR
CHEM4A (Inactive) AND BIO10 AND ESL10 OR
CHEM3A AND
CHEM3AL AND BIO10 AND ESL10
CHEM3B*GENERAL CHEMISTRY 25.00Spring 2021CHEM3AL AND CHEM3A OR
CHEM1A (Inactive)
MATH1A or Complete any combination.CALCULUS 15.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021MATH25 AND MATH58 OR
MATH27
YES
Total Semester Units:15.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
BIO2.2*FUND BIO:EVO, GENET, ZOO5.00Spring 2021BIO2.1
PHYS20GENERAL PHYSICS PART I3.00MATH25 AND MATH58 AND PHYS20L (Inactive) OR
MATH27 AND PHYS20L (Inactive)
PHYS20LGENERAL PHYSICS LAB I1.00PHYS20 (Inactive)
Total Semester Units:9.00
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
BIO2.3*FUND BIO: BOTANY, ECO5.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021BIO2.1YES
PHYS21GENERAL PHYSICS PART II3.00PHYS20 (Inactive) AND PHYS21L (Inactive)
Total Semester Units:8.00
Recommended course sequence units total:42.00
Minimum units to meet major requirements:41.00
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face