5 Commonly Required Courses for Biology and Chemistry Majors* * Requirements vary by major and university.Mathematics through two semesters of Calculus* (Math 170 (4) and 190 (4))Chemistry 111 (5) and 112 (5)Chemistry 211 (5) and Chemistry 212* (5)Chemistry 205* (4)Biology 200 (5) and Biology 201 (5)Biology 202* (4)Microbiology 200* (5)Physics 201 (4) and 202* (4) orPhysics 101 (4) and 102* (4)
6 It All Begins with MATH! Math 80 IntermediateAlgebraMath801. The Beginning Point! How to get there?3. Where are you now? Assessment
7 The Mathematics Progression Math 40 (Pre Algebra)Math 60 (Algebra I)Intermediate Algebra Math 80 (or 80a & 80b)Trigonometry (Math 140)Pre Calculus Math 150Calculus I Math 170Calculus II Math 190Math 70 Geometry
9 Chemistry Course Progression Math 80Chem 110Chem 111Chem 112*Chem 211Chem 212Chem 205* Suggestion: Take English 103 or Philosophy 106 before Chem 211
10 Biology Course Progression ZOO BIO BOT 120BIO 200*BIO 201**BIO 202 ***MICRO 200*CHEM 111 must be taken prior to or concurrent with BIO 200.**CHEM 111 must be taken prior to BIO 201.***CHEM 211 must be taken prior to or concurrent with BIO 202
11 Biology & Chemistry Sequentially: DON’T DO THIS!
12 Biology & Chemistry Combined: a better way to do it
13 Biology & Chemistry Combined: recommended way to do it
14 For General Education Information See your Counselor!!!! Important Considerations:Begin taking your math and science courses early.Take general education and math/science courses together.
15 Thinking Ahead To the Next Step TransferringGaining ExperienceMaking yourself a good transfer applicant
17 The Process Lower Division G.E. and Major Coursework Introductory and Foundational CoursesCerritos CollegeUpper Division G.E. and Major CourseworkAdvance and specialized CoursesTransfer University
18 Getting Admitted Considerations: Grade Point Average Fulfillment of Lower Division Major RequirementsEssayRigor of coursework“Extra-Effort”
19 What is “Extra-Effort” ? Undergraduate Research—e.g. Bridges to BaccalaureateHonors Societies—e.g., Phi Theta KappaScholars’ Honors ProgramVolunteer WorkInternships—clinical care extender (cce)Relevant paid work experienceProject HopeStudent Clubs
20 CSULB Bridges Program Paid Summer Internship Perform your own Research No Experience NecessarySpecial Opportunities to alumniRegular Workshops on Cerritos CampusTuesday November 1st, 11:00 S124For more information contact:Matt Covill:Linda Waldman:
21 Link-Up: Student Organizations Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM)2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 11:00, SS138Applied Science and Technology (ASET)2nd and 4th Thursday, 11:00, S102Environmental Club1st and 3rd Tuesday, 11:00, S101Pre-Med ClubMeets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 11:00, PS8
22 Project HOPE HOPE = Health Opportunities and Pipeline to Education Exists to Remedy a Critical NeedCreating a supportive environment in which students with diverse backgrounds are given the tools to help them succeed in their pursuit of their educational goals in healthcare or science.
23 Program Activities Introduction to credit college courses Targeted counseling and student support servicesAcademic support, tutorials, study skills, and workshopsExposure to health careers through community servicePresentations on health professions an college pathwaysField trips to 4-year universitiesOpportunity for summer UC and CSU internships/programsFamily support, and more…….
24 Benefits to Student You Get: Linked up/Connected Information MotivationSupportAttentionSense of Community
25 What Else Can I Do ? Ask questions CounselorFacultyStudents who TransferredTransfer Center-trips to collegesObtain College Catalogues or research their websitesContact the Academic Advisors for Transfer Students at the universities you are considering attendingVisit campuses
26 What Can You Do With a Science Degree? Teacher TRAC
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