This certificate requires completion of twelve transfer-credit (XL) courses, totaling at least 48 units. Nine of the twelve XL courses must be chosen from the four core disciplines of:
- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Life Sciences; Microbiology Immunology and Molecular Genetics; Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology; Integrative Biology and Physiology
- Mathematics and Statistics
Students choose at least one course in each of the four discipline areas. The remaining three may be transfer-credit (XL) courses in other science, humanities, or social sciences disciplines.
Choose at least nine of the twelve courses from the four core discipline groups below: