Required by spring before transfer:

  • One year of calculus (2 semesters/3 quarters)
  • One year of general chemistry with lab
  • One year of biology with lab for the major (cellular, molecular, genetic)
  • One year in organic chemistry with lab

Additional recommended courses prior to transfer:

  • Two semesters/two quarters of calculus-based physics with lab
  • Multivariable calculus
  • Linear algebra

NOTE: Effective for fall 2019 admission, students must complete the equivalent for UCLA's Life Science 7A, 7B, and 7C in order to satisfy major preparation.

*This major is highly selective. Demand for this major significantly exceeds space available.

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