Minor Requirements (24 units)
Breadth Requirement - A minimum of 1 course in Biology or Environmental Science, minimum of 1 course in Physics or Chemistry, minimum of 1 course in Mathematics or Computer Science.
Depth Requirement - Choose at least two courses in a single subject area.
Science - Students are required to complete five 4-unit courses chosen from existing courses in the Biology, Environmental Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Mathematics departments.
Science Education - Students are required to complete two 2-unit courses designed to introduce resources for teaching science and coursework related to the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSETs). One of these courses is in the life sciences, biology and environmental sciences, while the second is in the physical sciences, physics and chemistry.
Diversity Requirement - Students pursuing a BS in the natural sciences need to take at least three courses outside of their department and outside of the courses required for their major. Students pursuing a BS in the quantitative sciences (computer science, mathematics) need to take at least four courses outside of their department, one of which can also fulfill the Core B2 requirement.