Biology

Requirements for the Major in Biology - Molecular Biology and Genetics Track

The major requires successful completion of the following:

Course Requirements 1,2
BIOL 130Field Investigations in Biology4
BIOL 133Introductory Molecular Biology and Genetics 34
BIOL 223Genetics (Lab)4
BIOL 233Molecular Cell Biology4
BIOL 243Molecular Methods (Lab)4
BIOL 324Junior Seminar2
BIOL 424Senior Seminar2
CHEM 120General Chemistry (Lab)4
or CHEM 150 Advanced General Chemistry (Lab)
Select four of the following:16
Neurobiology
Biochemistry
Molecular Evolution
Biotechnology
Biotechnology (Lab)
Biology of Aging (Lab)
Biology of Aging
General and Human Physiology
General and Human Physiology (Lab)
Biochemistry of Metabolism and Molecular Biology (Lab)
Molecular Revolutions in Medicine
Molecular Revolutions in Medicine (Lab)
Cancer Cell Biology (Lab)
Cancer Cell Biology
Genes and Behavior
Environment and Development
Immunology (Lab)
Immunology
Developmental Biology (Lab)
Developmental Biology
Studio Course in Microbiology
Microbiology (Lab)
Genomics
Genomics (Lab)
Epigenetics
Epigenetics (Lab)
Total Semester Hours44
Additional Requirements
A comprehensive examination

Required for a B.S. (but not for a B.A.) in Biology

Course Requirements
Select four additional courses in mathematics, statistics, or science outside biology, including at least two lab science courses16
Total Semester Hours16