Upper Division Elective Science Courses

The following upper division science courses have minimal prerequisites. They can be applied to the General Science Double Minor program requirement of 80 total units, including at least 28 upper division units, in Faculty of Science coursework.

* PLEASE NOTE: Course offerings and course prerequisites are subject to change.
It is the responsibility of the student to check the Academic Calendar for accurate and current information.
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Subject Area Course Code Course Title Prerequisites Semesters Offered
BISC 316-4 Vertebrate Biology BISC 101 and 102 with a C- or better
(students are expected to have completed introductory CHEM, PHYS, MATH, MBB and second year BISC courses)
Fall and Summer
  317-3 Insect Biology BISC 101 and 102 with a C- or better
(students are expected to have completed introductory CHEM, PHYS, MATH, MBB and second year BISC courses)
Fall
  326-3 Biology of Algae and Fungi BISC 101 and 102 with a C- or better
(students are expected to have completed introductory CHEM, PHYS, MATH, MBB and second year BISC courses)
Fall
  337-4 Plant Biology BISC 101 and 102 with a C- or better
(students are expected to have completed introductory CHEM, PHYS, MATH, MBB and second year BISC courses)
Spring
  371-3 Special Topics in Biology for Non-majors 45 units Unknown
  373-2 / 374-3   Brewing Science /
Brewing Science with Lab
60 units Spring 2019
  421-3 Models in Biology: From Molecules to Migration MATH 150 or 151, and 152 both with a grade of C+ or better, or MATH 154 and 155 both with a grade of B or better; and at least 60 units; or permission of the instructor. Recommended: A 100 level Biology course. Spring 2018
 
CHEM 340-3 Materials Chemistry Completion of 60 units in a science or applied science program, including first-year chemistry, physics, and calculus Even years Spring and Fall (next: Spring 2018 and Fall 2018)
         
MATH 308-3 Linear Optimization MATH 150/151/154/157 and MATH 232/240 Fall and Spring
         
NUSC 341-3 Introduction to Radiochemistry Completion of 60 units in a science or applied science program, including first-year chemistry, physics, and calculus Fall
  344-3 Nucleosynthesis and the Distribution of the Elements Completion of 60 units in a science or applied science program, including first-year chemistry, physics, and calculus Fall
         
PHYS 347-3 Introduction to Biological Physics Completion of 45 units, including CHEM 122, MATH 152 (or 155), PHYS 121/102/126/141, with a minimum grade of C- Fall
         
SCI 301 Science Communication: An Introduction Completion of 60 units towards a BSc degree Spring 2018
         
STAT 302-3 Analysis of Experimental and Observational Data Any STAT course (except STAT 100) or BUEC 232 Spring
  305-3 Introduction to Biostatistical Methods for Health Sciences Any STAT course (except STAT 100) or BUEC 232 Fall