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Molecular Biology

Requirements for the Major

Biology and Supporting Courses:

BIO 201 Cell Biology and Genetics
BIO 202 Evolution, Form and Function
BIO 203 Biodiversity and Ecology
BIO 206 Biostatistics and Experimental Design
BIO 302 Cell and Molecular Biology
BIO 303 Molecular Genetics and Heredity
BIO 601 Biology Capstone
BIO 602 Biology Capstone
CHE 117 Principles of Chemistry
CHE 261 Organic Chemistry I
CHE 262 Organic Chemistry II OR CHE 380 Principles of Biochemistry
MTH 131 Applied Calculus OR MTH 150 Calculus I OR MTH 152 Calculus II
PHY 141 Foundations of Physics I OR PHY 151 Principles of Physics I

And one of the following courses:

BIO 401 Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology
BIO 403 Biology of Cancer

And one of the following courses:

BIO 301 Microbiology
BIO 304 Developmental Biology
BIO 334 Physiology

And one of the following courses:

BIO 301 Microbiology
BIO 304 Developmental Biology
BIO 334 Physiology
BIO 338 Evolution
BIO 401 Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology
BIO 403 Biology of Cancer

And at least four semester hours of research from any of the following:

BIO 590-594 Field Experience/Internship
BIO 620-624 Independent Study
BIO 660, 670, 680, 690 Honors Research

 

What can you do with a Molecular Biology degree?

Imagine yourself a medical doctor, researcher, pharmacuetical scientist, or epidemiologist.