Molecular Biology Major

B.A. or B.S. degree program
Total hours required – minimum 71

Base Core* Courses in Biology (BY) Hours
1134 Principles of Biology: Cell and Genetics (4) - F, SP 4
1144 Principles of Biology: Diversity and Ecology (4) - F, SP 4
2114 Cell Biology (4) - F, SP 4
3001 Biology Seminar  
3114 Genetics (4) - F, SP 4
4123 Molecular Biology (3) - SP 3
4802 Capstone Course (2) - F, SP 2
   Select one of the following  
450V Independent Research (1, 2) - F, SP, SU 1, 2
3903 Internship in Biology (3) - F, SP, SU 3

 

Five courses slected from Biology (BY) Hours
3214 Microbiology (4) - F 4
3223 Virology (3) - SP* 3
3323 Immunology (3) - SP 3
3333 Molecular Basis of Human Disease  
3514 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) - F 4
3524 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4) - SP 4
4013 Molecular Biology - SP 3
4023 Cancer Biology - F* 3
460V Special Topics in Biology (1-4) - F, SP, SU 1-4

 

 

Base Courses In Chemistry (CM) Hours
1113 General Chemistry Lectures I (3) - F, SP, SU 3
1123 General Chemistry Lectures II (3) - F, SP, SU 3
1211 General Laboratories I (1) - F, SP, SU 1
1221 General Laboratories II (1) - F, SP, SU 1
2113 Organic Chemistry Lectures I (3) - F, SU 3
2123 Organic Chemistry Lectures II (3) - SP, SU 3
2211 Organic Chemistry Laboratories I (1) - F, SU 1
2221 Organic Chemistry Laboratories II (1) - SP, SU 1
3313 Biochemistry (3) - F, SU 3

 

 

Base Courses in Mathematics (MA) Hours
2183 Elementary Statistics (3) - F, SP, SU 3

 

 

Base Courses in Physics** (PH) Hours
1214 Elementary College Physics I (4) - F 4
1124 Elementary College Physics II (4) - SP, SU 4

 

*A minimum grade of “C” in each of the core courses is required. Each biology major must take the Major Field Achievement Test in Biology prior to graduation.
**Students may substitute PH 2414 and PH 2424 and its calculus prerequisites