CaSB Major Sheet
Please reference the CaSB Major Sheet for all course requirements, concentration information, and department policies.
NOTE: the CaSB Major Sheet is reflective of requirements for students entering the pre-major effective Fall 2019 and forward. For all students admitted to the pre-major prior to Fall 2019, please consult your Degree Audit Report and the CaSB Department Counselor for your pre-major requirements.
Download the CaSB Brochure
For more information about the required courses, please download the CaSB brochure.
To gain admission to the major, students must achieve a minimum 2.7 GPA in all Premajor math courses, a minimum 2.7 GPA in all Premajor courses and, and a minimum grade of C in all Premajor courses.
Computational & Systems Biology (CaSB) Pre-major Requirements (effective Spring 2019 and forward):
Life Sciences: LS7A, 7B, 7C
Chemistry: 14A, 14B, 14BL OR 20A, 20B, 20L
Physics: 5A, 5B, 5C OR 1A, 1B, 1C
Calculus & Statistics Series Option #1: Mathematics 31A, 31B, 33A, 33B, Statistics 10
Calculus & Statistics Series Option #2: Life Sciences 30A, 30B, Mathematics 32T, 33A 33B, Life Sciences 40
Computer Science (CS) 31 OR Program in Computing (PIC) 10A
Electrical and Computer Engineering 1 may be substituted for Physics 1C, 1CH, or 5C.
Students following the Bioinformatics must also complete Computer Science (CS) 32 OR Program in Computing (PIC) 10B OR Program in Computing (PIC) 16, but do not have to completed prior to admission into the major.
Students following the Biological Data Sciences concentration must also complete Computer Science (CS) 32, but does not have to completed prior to admission into the major.
Students following the Bioinformatics, Biomedical Systems, or Systems Biology concentrations must also complete Mathematics 32A.