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.
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) ||3||ENGL or COMM 100 (LD GE Area A1 or A2) ||3|
|LD GE Area c - 1st Disc ||3||BIOL 105 (LD GE Area B - Life Forms) [3,6]||4|
|MATH 115 or math code 50 ||0-4||LD GE Area D - 1st Disc ||3|
|CHEM 107 (LDGE Area B) [3,6]||4||Amer Inst, History, or Gov't (LD GE Area D) 2nd Disc ||3|
|Semester total:||13-17||Semester total:||17|
|Third Semester||Units||Fourth Semester||Units|
|LD GE Area A3 Critical Thinking ||3||CHEM 328||4|
|LD GE Area C - 2nd Disc||3||FISH 310||4|
|LD GE Area D - 3rd Disc||3||OCN 109||4|
|MATH 105 (LD GE Area B - Math) [1,3,6]||3||STAT 109||4|
|Semester total:||15||Semester total:||16|
|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 [4,7]||3|
|LD GE Area C - 3rd Disc ||3||FISH 474||4|
|FISH 314||3||ZOOL 314||5|
|FISH 375||3||Major Option Elective [5,9]||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 B [4,7]||3|
|Quantitative Course [5,8]||4||UD GE Area C or D [4,7]||3|
|FISH 435||3||BIOL 330||4|
|FISH 460||3||Major Option Elective [5,9]||3|
|Major Option Elective [5,9]||3|
|Semester total:||14||Semester total:||16|
|Total Units: 121-125 minimum units required for this BS degree|
|Units for major||79|
|Units for GE, DCG, Institutions less major units that double-count ||42|
 LD GE Area A: A1, 2, 3 and B3 must be completed with C- or higher and by 60 units earned.
 One American Institution course will also count for LD GE Area D.
 One course must include a lab
 Complete 2 DCG courses, (one must be domestic) with courses that also meet GE
 Consult with your major advisor
 This course satisfies GE and Major requirement
 Only one CWT course may be used in upper division GE
Choose one quantitative course: STAT 333, 406, 409, 404/504; FISH 458/558; or other approved course.
 Used to satisfy the required 9 units of approved electives. Must be approved in advance by advisor.
 Prerequisite for MATH 105 & STAT 109.
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