Biology (California State University - Long Beach)
The Bachelor of Science in Biology offered by California State University, Long Beach, is perfect for anyone who has ever wondered what makes life work. This comprehensive degree program covers four years and a variety of topics to produce a scientist ready for work in the field.
Students in this degree must complete 120 credit hours for graduation, of which approximately 77-81 must be within the major. Courses in biology, chemistry, anatomy, physics, mathematics, and animal diversity cover everything a scientist needs to excel in a laboratory or professional setting. Coursework includes a variety of laboratory experiences correspondent to each area of science covered.
For admission into the program, students must meet prerequisite requirements in biology, chemistry, and calculus with a grade of C or better. Additionally, students must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher, including courses taken only at CSULB, courses taken within the biology major, and courses taken at previous institutions.
Established in 1949, California State University, Long Beach first opened its doors as the Los Angeles-Orange County State College. At the time, it enrolled just 160 students taught by 13 full-time faculty in an apartment on Anaheim Road. Through the years, the institution has gone through numerous name changes to...Read more About this school