Study Abroad Example Plan – Biology Major

An example plan for studying abroad during the spring of junior year:

Fall SemesterUnitsSpring SemesterUnits
Chem 21 and 254Chem 22 and 264
Phys 232Phys 24 and 284
Math 11 and 124Math 13 and 143
CS 53Bio 523
Hum 14Hum 23
Total Units:17Total Units:17
First Year
Fall SemesterUnitsSpring SemesterUnits
Bio 1093Bio 541
Math 61 and 623Bio 101 (or 108)3
Phys 51 and 534Chem 56 and 584
Hum/Soc #13Math 63 and 643
E59 or Hum/Soc #23Hum/Soc #2 or E593
  E59 or Hum/Soc #33
Total Units: 16 Total Units:17
Sophomore Year
Fall SemesterUnitsSpring SemesterUnits
Bio 111 and 1135STUDY ABROAD! 
Chem 1053Bio Elective + lab**4
Hum/Soc #43Bio Elective + lab **4
Hum/Soc #53Hum/Soc #6***4
Elective or E593Hum/Soc #74
Total Units:17Total Units:16
Junior Year
Fall SemesterUnitsSpring SemesterUnits
Sr. Research3Sr. Research3
Bio Seminar3Bio 108 (or 101)3
Hum/Soc #83Hum/Soc #103
Hum/Soc #93Elective3
IE Course3Elective1-3
Total Units:15Total Units:13-15
Senior Year

*Some countries and/or institutions allow a maximum of four courses per semester. While fewer in number than a normal HMC load, these have transferred in as 16 units for the semester.

**At most universities lecture courses must be taken with accompanying laboratories.

***Note that it is possible to take 4 humanities courses and no biology courses while abroad.