2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, General 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 (13-16 Units)

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

Major and GE Area B are dependent on Math Placement Category. MATH 105 is required for the major. If MATH 105 is taken earlier than shown here, adjust plans accordingly in consultation with an advisor.

Year 2

Semester 3 (16-18 Units)

[2] If ENGL 104 was taken the previous semester take an elective, other GE or a major course in place of ENGL 103.

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

Year 3

Semester 5 (17 Units)

[4] OR  (CHEM 324 - Organic Chemistry I Units: 3  AND CHEM 324L - Organic Chemistry I Laboratory Units: 2 ) Semester Total Units: 18

Semester 6 (14-15 Units)

If you took CHEM 324  and CHEM 324L  last semester take: CHEM 323 - Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) Techniques Units: 1  CHEM 325L - Organic Chemistry II Laboratory Units: 2  CHEM 325 - Organic Chemistry II Units: 3 ​ Semester Total Units: 20-21

Year 4

Semester 7 (14-17 Units)

[5] OR PHYX 107 - College Physics: Electromagnetism and Modern Physics Units: 4  Semester total units: 17-20

Semester 8 (15 Units)

[6] Take one upper division GE course that fulfills the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR).

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