The B.S. in Biological Sciences requires a minimum of 120 units, and is comprised of coursework required of all majors (see preparation for the major below) and coursework from one of four specific areas of concentration (general, ecology, molecular and cellular biology and physiology). B.S. in Biological Sciences serves as a basis for postgraduate study in the life sciences. School of Life Sciences graduates have gone on to advanced graduate study, leading to careers in college or university teaching, basic and applied research, and public health.
The anthropology major at California State University San Marcos is an applied, collaborative, and interdisciplinary course of study that engages students directly with the interests and efforts of local communities. The anthropology major takes into primary consideration the special role of Cal State San Marcos in the north San Diego county region and the opportunities for community-based research and fieldwork. CSUSM anthropology students gain hands-on field research experience through participation in long-term and on-going research among some of San Diego County's diverse communities.
The Master of Science in Biological Sciences is a flexible coursework program that can be tailored to suit your specific educational goals. Our program allows you to specialise in a particular area of biology such as biomedical sciences, ecology and evolution, genetics, and plant sciences.