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Course Information

The School of Biological Sciences offers hundreds of undergraduate courses throughout the academic year including core, elective, lab, and research courses. Information on our courses can be found in this section, along with other helpful course-associated information.

Learn more about biology undergraduate degree requirements or search for the schedule of all UC San Diego courses.

2024-25 Course Offerings

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Course Prerequisites

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New Courses/Course Updates

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Enrollment & Waitlist

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Courses Taken Outside the Division

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Lab Course Info

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BI** 194 / BGGN 280-285 Courses

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Transfer Credit Guidelines

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Undergraduate Petitions

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Course Syllabi

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Exam Depot

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