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: agraziani@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 2022A 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 BIOLOGY4.00Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023MATH150A (Inactive)YESYESYES
CHEM3A*GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1:LEC3.00Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023CHEM42 AND MATH154 AND CHEM3ALYESYES
CHEM3AL*GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1: LAB2.00Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023CHEM3AYESYESYES
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
Total Semester Units:10.00
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
BIO2.1*FUND BIO: CELL5.00Spring 2023, Fall 2023CHEM1A (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
YESYESYES
CHEM3B*GENERAL CHEMISTRY 25.00Spring 2023, Fall 2023CHEM3AL AND CHEM3A OR
CHEM1A (Inactive)
YESYES
MATH1A or Complete any combination.CALCULUS 15.00Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023MATH25 AND MATH58 OR
MATH27
YESYESYES
Total Semester Units:15.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
BIO2.2*FUND BIO:EVO, GENET, ZOO5.00Spring 2023, Fall 2023BIO2.1YESYES
PHYS20A or Complete any combination.GENERAL PHYSICS PART I4.00Spring 2023, Fall 2023MATH25 AND MATH58 OR
MATH27
YESYES
Total Semester Units:9.00
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
BIO2.3*FUND BIO: BOTANY, ECO5.00Spring 2023, Fall 2023BIO2.1YESYES
PHYS20B or Complete any combination.GENERAL PHYSICS PART II4.00Spring 2023PHYS20 (Inactive) AND PHYS20L (Inactive) OR
PHYS20A
YESYES
Total Semester Units:9.00
Recommended course sequence units total:43.00
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