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 424Senior Seminar4
CHEM 120General Chemistry (Lab)4
or CHEM 150 Advanced General Chemistry (Lab)
Select four of the following courses in molecular biology and genetics: 416
Evolutionary Biology
Principles of Animal Nutrition and Metabolism
Molecular Genetics (Lab)
General and Human Physiology
General and Human Physiology (Lab)
Biochemistry of Metabolism and Molecular Biology (Lab)
Biochemistry of Metabolism and Molecular Biology
Molecular Revolutions in Medicine
Cancer Cell Biology (Lab)
Cancer Cell Biology
Genes and Behavior
Environment and Development
Biology of Aging
Developmental Biology (Lab)
Developmental Biology
Advanced Topics in Evolutionary Biology
Microbiology (Lab)
Epigenetics (Lab)
Experimental Neurobiology (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