2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog 
    May 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog

Biology, Cellular/Molecular Biology Concentration, B.S. MAP

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Major Academic Plans

Major Academic Plans (or MAPS) show the courses you might take each semester to meet your degree requirements in 4 years. Students at Cal Poly Humboldt follow many different paths to graduation. Your educational and career goals, as well as personal interests all contribute to determining the courses you take. We encourage you to discuss course options with an advisor.

The General Education and All-University Requirements in this MAP are in effect for students entering Cal Poly Humboldt with the catalog year of 2023-24. Refer to your degree audit for details on your major and GE catalog year.

Set yourself up for academic success in challenging classes. Add a 1-unit Supplemental Instruction (SI) session. 

  options to see if there’s a match with a class you are taking.

Year 1

Semester 1 (13-15 Units)

[1] Credit earned for math support course (MATH 1) does not count toward unit requirements for graduation, GE or major.

[2]  Prerequisite of math placement category I, II or III.

Semester 2 (16-20 Units)

[3] If already completed MATH 105, adjust plan in consultation with advisor.

Year 2

Semester 3 (16-18)

[4] If ENGL 104 was taken last semester, take another GE or major course in place of ENGL 103.

Semester 4 (15-16 Units)

Year 3

Semester 5 (18-19 Units)

Semester 6 (17 Units)

​[4]  If CHEM 228 was taken in the previous semester, choose a different major or GE class instead of CHEM 325. CHEM 325L and CHEM 323.

Year 4

Semester 7 (12-17 Units)

[5]  Upper Division Restricted Elective: Complete 12 units from: BIOL 412 , BIOL 426 , (BIOL 440  OR BIOL 450  if not already taken) BIOL 544L  BIOL 544  BIOL 564  (BIOL 490  OR BIOL 499  limited to 2 units), CHEM 434  CHEM 434L  CHEM 435  CHEM 435L  CHEM 438  ZOOL 476  

[6] Take one GWAR approved course. There are double-count upper division GE/GWAR options.

Semester 8 (12-18 Units)

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