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2017-2018 University Catalogue 
  
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalogue

Molecular Biology Major


Director B. Hoopes

This program is intended for students who are interested in biology at the molecular level and who wish to take several courses in both biology and chemistry. Interested students should see biology professors Ay, Belanger, Hagos, Holm, Hoopes, Meyers, Taye, or Van Wynsberghe; or chemistry professor Rowlett.

Students seeking honors or high honors in the major should follow the guidelines set forth for the Biology majors.

For more information about the department, honors/high honors, transfer credit, etc., visit the biology department  page.

Major Requirements


Course requirements are described below.

Biology


All of the following with a minimum grade of C–:

Process of Biology


One course from the following:

Three Electives


One elective can be any level. Of the two remaining electives, one must be numbered 300 or higher and one must be numbered 330 or higher. One of these two 300-level courses must have a laboratory component. Only one research-based course numbered 470 or higher can count toward the major. 

  

Cognate Courses


All of the following: