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: Marine - 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 104 or COMM 100 (LD GE Area A) [1] 3 ENGL 104 or COMM 100 (LD GE Area A) [1] 3
CHEM 107 (LDGE Area B) [3,6] 4 BIOL 105 (LD GE Area B - Life Forms) [3,6] 4
LD GE Area C - 1st [4] 3 LD GE Area D - 1st Disc [4] 3
MATH 115 or math code 50 [9] 0-4 Amer Inst, History, or Gov't (LD GE Area D) 2nd Disc [2] 3
FISH 260
3 ZOOL 110 4
Semester total: 13-17 Semester total: 17
Third Semester Units Fourth Semester Units
 
LD GE Area A3 Critical Thinking [1] 3 CHEM 128                                 3
LD GE Area C - 2nd [4] 3 FISH 310 4
LD GE Area D - 3rd 3 OCN 109 4
MATH 105 (LD GE Area B - Math) [1,6] 3 STAT 109 4
FISH 335 3
Semester total: 15 Semester total: 15
Fifth Semester Units Sixth Semester Units
Complete a major contract with advisor & Department Chair, apply to graduate. Take GWPE
Amer Inst, History, or Gov't 3 UD GE Area C or D [4,10] 3
LD GE Area C - 3rd [4] 3 FISH 474 4
FISH 314 3 ZOOL 314 5
FISH 375 3 Major Option Elective [5,8] 3
FISH 380 3
Semester total: 15 Semester total: 15
Seventh Semester Units Eighth Semester Units
Consult Commencement website for ceremony information
UD GE Area E 3 UD GE Area C or D [4,10] 3
Quantitative Course [5,7] 4 BIOL 330 3
FISH 435 3 Major Option Elective [5,8] 4
FISH 460 3 Major Option Elective [5,8] 3
Semester total: 14 Semester total: 13
Total Units: 120 minimum units required for this BS degree
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

Major Notes:

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

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

[9] Prerequisite for MATH 105 & STAT 109.

[10] Fisheries Biology majors are not required to take an UD GE Area B course because this requirement is incorporated into the overall degree program.

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