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Departmental or University Forms

Department of Biology Forms

Please follow the directions provided for filling out and submitting these forms for approval. 

Biology Advising Checklist

Equivalency Form (for Transfer Credit)

Substitution Form

Undergraduate Graduation Checklists

Biology Degree Descriptions

Recommended Biology 4-year Course Plans (pdfs) - updated Jan 2015

Four-year Degree Roadmaps are also available from the University.  These are suggested course plans that include both Major and General Education requirements.  Students should meet with their Biology Advisors to develop an optimal course plan for meeting their degree requirements.

University (University forms web page)


  • Unofficial SFSU Transcripts
  • Current Course Enrollment
  • Degree Audit Report (DARS) or Degree Progress Report (DPR)
  • NOTE:  the Advanced Standing Evaluation (ASE) must be requested by filling out this ASE request form and submitting it to the Registrar's Office/OneStop Center (SSB101).  As of Fall 2014, all transfer units from either DARS or non-DARS campuses should appear on the Degree Progress Report, in lieu of the ASE.

Academic Standing Petition

Degree Completion Form

Change of Major Forms

(NEW University policies on changing major or adding second major)

Withdrawal Form


Undergraduate Degree Application Info

(Students are directed to a University Exit Survey, before they download the graduation application)

Petition for Course for Independent Study

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