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2024-2025, 2nd ed. General Catalog 
    
2024-2025, 2nd ed. General Catalog

Biology, BA



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Program Learning Outcomes

Students that graduate with a BA in Biology from Sonoma State University will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in quantitative and analytical tools.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the critical role of evidence‐based hypotheses testing.
  • Have a deep awareness of structure‐function relationships and emergent properties at various scales.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the integrative nature of biology.

Degree Requirements


See the “Degree Requirements ” in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements.

General Education Requirements (48 units)

See the “General Education ” requirements in the University Catalog for information on General Education requirements. Some major requirements may double count for GE requirements.

One organismal / diversity course from the following list


(check Concentration for preferred Course Selection)

Major Electives


Choose 20 units of upper division biology electives in cosultation with a department advisor.

Units


Total GE units: 48 

Total major core units: 20 (includes 6 units that also count for GE)

Total major elective units: 20

Total support courses units: 20 (includes 6 units that also count for GE)

Total Elective units: 24

Total units to graduate: 120

Concentration


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