Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Biology offers two broadly-based bachelor's degree programs.  Within each bachelor's degree program, there are opportunities for selecting a concentration.  An emphasis is placed on laboratory and field courses and on participation in research.  Click on the links to see course description detail for each program.  For more information, please contact any Biology faculty advisor. 

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Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Students that graduate with a BA in Biology from Sonoma State University will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in quantitative and analytical tools
  • demonstrate an understanding of the critical role of evidence‐based hypotheses testing
  • have a deep awareness of structure‐function relationships and emergent properties at various scales
  • demonstrate an understanding of the integrative nature of biology

 

   Comprehensive Degree Plan Chart

 

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Students that graduate with a BS in Biology from Sonoma State University will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in quantitative and analytical tools
  • demonstrate an understanding of the critical role of evidence‐based hypotheses testing
  • have a deep awareness of structure‐function relationships and emergent properties at various scales
  • demonstrate an understanding of the integrative nature of biology