Flexibility Biology

Quarter Courses

Allowed Flexibility (*Quarter Unit)

Courses Common to the Majority of the Biology Options

BIO 121/121L, 122/122L, 123/123L

(Total  = 15*)

BIO 121/L & 122/L & 123/L (original); OR

BIO 1210/L (6*) & BIO 1220/L (6*); OR

BIO 121/L (5*) &  BIO 1210B (1.5*) & BIO 1220/L (6*); OR

BIO 121/L (5*) & BIO 122/L (5*) & BIO 1220C (3*)

Unit deficiencies can be satisfied by any spare unit(s).

BIO 211/211L

STA 120

 

(Total = 8*)

STA 120 & BIO 211/211L (original); OR

STA 120 (4*) & STA 1300 (4.5*); OR

STA 120 (4*) & BIO 2110L (1.5*) & Any BIO/MAT/STA (2.5*)

STA 1300 (4.5*) & BIO 2110L (1.5*) & Any BIO/MAT/STA (2*)

 

Students who have taken STA 120 or will graduate before S2020

STA 120 (4*) & Any BIO/MAT/STA (4*); OR

STA 1300 (4.5*) & Any BIO/MAT/STA (3.5*)

Any STA (4.5*) & Any BIO/MAT/STA (3.5*)

BIO 303

BIO 303; OR

BIO 2400 (4*) & Move BIO 2400 (0.5*) to Elective Support

BIO 310

BIO 310; OR

BIO 3220 (4*) & Move BIO 3220 (0.5*) to Elective Core

BIO 325/325L

BIO 325/325L; OR

BIO 3250 (4*) & Move BIO 3250 (0.5*) to Elective Core

BIO 413

BIO 413; OR

BIO 3240 (4*) & Move BIO 3240 (0.5*) to Elective Core

BIO 490

BIO 490; OR

Any UD BIO or CHM unit (1*)

BIO 304 or BIO 340 (B5/Support)

Take BIO 304, or BIO 3040, or BIO 340, or BIO 3120

If taken in semester (4.5*), the excess 0.5* will go to Elective Core or Support.

CHM 121/121L, 122/122L, 123/123L

(Total = 12*)

CHM 121/121L & 122/122L & 123/123L (original) ; OR

CHM 1210/1210L (6*) & CHM 1220/1220L (6*); OR

CHM 121/121L (4*) & CHM 122B/122LB (2*) & CHM 1220/1220L (6*); OR

CHM 121/121L (4*) & CHM 122/122L (4*) & CHM 1220C/1220CL (4*)

CHM 201, CHM 250L

CHM 201 & CHM 250L (original) ; OR

CHM 314 & CHM 317L ; OR

CHM 2010 (4*) & move CHM 2010 (0.5*) & CHM 2010L (1.5*) to Elective Support; OR

CHM 3140 (4*) & move CHM 3140 (2*) & CHM 3140L (1.5*) & CHM 3150 (4.5*) & CHM 3150L (1.5*) to Elective Support

CHM 321/321L

CHM 321/321L (original); OR

CHM 327/327L; OR

CHM 3210 (4*) & Move CHM 3210 (0.5*) to Elective Core; OR

CHM 3270 (4*) & Move CHM 3270 (0.5*) & CHM 3270L (1.5*) to Elective Core;

PHY 121/121L, 122/122L, 123/123L

PHY 121/121L & 122/122L & 123/123L (original) ; OR

PHY 131/131L & 132/132L & 133/133L; OR

PHY 1210/1210L & 1220/1220L; OR

PHY 1510/1510L & 1520/1520L

These bridge or cap courses should apply wherever appropriate

PHY 122B/122LB, PHY 1210B/1210LB

MAT 120

MAT 120, or MAT 1200, or MAT 115, or MAT 1140

AREA E Requirement in Support

Waive the restriction; Any Area E GE course will count.

 

General Biology Option Specific

BOT 201/201L

MIC 201/201L

ZOO 201/201L

BOT 201/201L & MIC 201/201L & ZOO 201/201L; OR

Two of the three are required:

BOT 201/201L (4*) or BIO 2050/2050L (6*)

MIC 201/201L (4*) or BIO 2060/2060L (6*)

ZOO 201/201L (4*) or BIO 2070/2070L (6*)

Any unit deficiency can be substituted by any 2000 or higher BIO course. Any excess unit will go to Elective Support.

BIO/BOT/MIC/ZOO 428/428L

Any one of these courses:

BIO 428/428L, or BIO 4450/4450L, or

BOT 428/428L, or BIO 4480/4480L, or

MIC 428/428L, or BIO 4660/4660L, or

ZOO 428/428L, or BIO 4460/4460L

If taken in semester (6*), the excess 1* will go to Elective Core.

Elective Core Courses

Any 3000-4000 BIO elective course that was added in the 2018-2019 semester curriculum can be used to count as an Elective Core course.

Elective Support Courses

Any 2000-4000 BIO elective course that was added in the 2018-2019 semester curriculum can be used to count as an Elective Support course.

 

Botany Option Specific

BOT 201/201L

BOT 201/201L or BIO 2050/2050L

If taken in semester, the extra 2* will count toward Elective Support.

MIC 201/201L

MIC 201/201L or BIO 2060/2060L

If taken in semester, the extra 2* will count toward Elective Support.

BOT 343/343L

BOT 343/L or BIO 3500/L

BOT 421/421L

(2015/16 curriculum year)

BOT 421/421L, or BIO 4570/4570L, or BIO 4490/4490L, or BIO 4540, or BIO 4560.

Any extra units can be used to satisfy other unit deficiencies in the Option Core Courses or the Elective Support Courses.

BOT 428/428L

BOT 428/428L, or BIO 4480/4480L

Any extra units can be used to satisfy other unit deficiencies in the Option Core Courses or the Elective Support Courses.

BOT 434/434L

BOT 434/434L or BIO 4520/4520L

Any extra units can be used to satisfy other unit deficiencies in the Option Core Courses or the Elective Support Courses.

BOT 435/435L

BOT 435/435L or BOT 4530/4530L

Any extra units can be used to satisfy other unit deficiencies in the Option Core Courses or the Elective Support Courses.

                 

BOT 456/456L

BOT 456/456L, or BIO 4570/4570L, or BIO 4490/4490L, or BIO 4540, or BIO 4560, or BIO 4590AS/4590S.

Any extra units can be used to satisfy other unit deficiencies in the Option Core Courses or the Elective Support Courses.

MIC 436/436L

MIC 436/436L, or BIO 4570/4570L, or BIO 4490/4490L, or BIO 4540, or BIO 4560, or BIO 4590AS/4590S. Any extra units can be used to satisfy other unit deficiencies in the Option Core Courses or the Elective Support Courses.

PLT 231/231L

PLT 231/231L is now offered as a 2 unit lecture and 1 unit laboratory (PLT 2310/2310L). The extra 0.5 units cannot be used to satisfy other requirements.

Elective Support

Any upper-division Biology courses and the following Plant Science courses can be used to satisfy the Elective Support Courses:

Plant Breeding (PLT 4040/4040L)

Plant Pathology (PLT 4190/4190L)

Specialized Plant Propagation (PLT 4220/4220L)

 

Microbiology Option Specific

MIC 201/201L

MIC 201/201L or BIO 2060/2060L

If taken in semester, the extra 2* will count toward Elective Support.

BIO 211/211L

BIO 211/211L or STA 1300; OR

Any STA course (If graduating before S2020)

The excess unit from the semester course (0.5*) could count toward Elective Support.

MIC 428/428L

MIC 428/428L, or BIO 428/428L, or BIO 4660/4660L, or BIO 4450/4450L, or any UD microbiology course

The excess unit from the semester course (1*) could count toward Elective Core or Support

Option Core electives (19-20*)

Take at least 3 UD BIO courses in Biology/Emphasis 4 and allow any UD BIO unit to fill the rest of the units.

CHM 314, 315, 316, 317L

(Total = 10*)

CHM 314 & 315 & 316 & 317L; OR

CHM 201 & CHM 250L & Any BIO/CHM (6*); OR

CHM 3140 (6*) & CHM 3150 (4*) & Move CHM 3150 (0.5*) & CHM 3140L (1.5*) & CHM 3150L (1.5*) to Elective Support; OR

CHM 2010 (4.5*) & CHM 2010L (1.5*) & Any BIO/CHM (4*);

 

These bridge or cap courses should apply wherever appropriate

CHM 315B, CHM 318LB, CHM 3150C, CHM 3150CL

CHM 327/327L, 328/328L, 329/329L

(Total = 12*)

CHM 327/327L & 328/328L & 329/329L (original); OR

CHM 327/327L & 328/328L & CHM 4990/L (4.5*); OR

CHM 3270/3270L (6*) & CHM 3280/3280L (6*); OR

CHM 3270/3270L (6*) & CHM 3280 (4.5*) & UD BIO/CHM (1.5*); OR

CHM 3270/3270L (6*) & UD BIO/CHM (6*); OR

CHM 3210 (4.5*) & UD BIO/CHM (7.5*)

 

Zoology Option Specific

ZOO 237/237L

ZOO 237/237L or BIO 2370/2370L

If taken in semester, the extra 1* will count toward Elective Support.

ZOO 238/238L

ZOO 238/238L or BIO 2380/2380L

If taken in semester, the extra 1* will count toward Elective Support.

ZOO 428/428L

ZOO 428/428L, or take either BIO 4450/L or BIO 4460/L.

Extra semester unit can be applied to Elective Option Core courses

*Quarter unit.