Major Academic Plan (MAP)

Consult the HSU catalog for complete list of of major program courses. See current Schedule of Classes for courses offered in General Education, American Institutions and Diversity & Common Ground requirements. Students should review their DARS report and consult with their advisor every term.

Major: Fisheries Biology Option: Freshwater - BS

Minimum of 120 units (40 upper division) required for B.S. degree

Note: This is a model four-year plan, not a guaranteed sequence or contract.

First Semester Units Second Semester Units
Review DARS and meet with your advisor each semester
ENGL or COMM 100 (LD GE Area A1 or A2) [1] 3 ENGL or COMM 100 (LD GE Area A1 or A2) [1] 3
MATH 115 or math code 50 [10] 0-4 BIOL 105 (LDGE Area B - Life Forms) [3,6] 4
CHEM 107 (LD GE Area B - Phys Univ) [3,6] 4 LD GE Area D - 1st Disc [4] 3
FISH 260
3 Amer Inst, History, or Gov't (LD GE Area D) 2nd Disc [2] 3
ZOOL 110 4
Semester total: 10-14 Semester total: 17
Third Semester Units Fourth Semester Units
 
LDGE Area A3 Critical Thinking [1] 3 MATH 105 [1, 3, 6] 3
LDGE Area C - 1st Disc 3 LDGE Area C - 2nd Disc [4] 3
LDGE Area D - 3rd Disc 3 LDGE Area C - 3rd Disc [4] 3
FISH 220 3 CHEM 328 4
STAT 109 4 FISH 310 4
Semester total: 16 Semester total: 17
Fifth Semester Units Sixth Semester Units
Complete a major contract with advisor & Department Chair, apply to graduate. Take GWPE
UD GE Area C or D [4,7] 3 Major Option Elective [5,9] 3
FISH 314 3 UD GE Area C or D [4,7] 3
FISH 320/320L 4 Amer Inst, History, or Gov't 3
FISH 380 3 FISH 474 4
Semester total: 13 Semester total: 16
Seventh Semester Units Eighth Semester Units
Consult Commencement website for ceremony information
UDGE Area E 3 BIOL 330 4
Quantitative Course [5,8] 4 FISH 370 4
FISH 460 3 FISH 434 4
FISH 485 3 Major Option Elective [5,9] 3
Major Option Elective [5,9] 3
Semester total: 16 Semester total: 15
Total Units: 124
Units for major 78
Units for GE, DCG, Institutions less major units that double-count [6] 39

Notes:

[1] LD GE Area A: A1, 2, 3 and B3 must be completed with C- or higher and by 60 units earned.

[2] One American Institution course will also count for LD GE Area D.

[3] One course must include a lab

[4] Complete 2 DCG courses, (one must be domestic) with courses that also meet GE

[5] Consult with your major advisor

[6] This course satisfies GE and Major requirement

[7] Only one CWT course may be used in upper division GE

Major Notes:

[8] Choose one quantitative course: STAT 333, 406, 409, 404/504; FISH 458/558; or other approved course.

[9] Used to satisfy the required 9 units of approved electives. Must be approved in advance by advisor.

[10] Prerequisite for MATH 105 & STAT 109.

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