Molecular Biology Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Biology

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
College Algebra 1
Select one course numbered 1883
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.
Social Sciences6
Natural Sciences9
Biology I
General Physics I
Physics I Laboratory
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Select one course numbered 3883
BS Science-related course requirements
CHEM 160General Chemistry3
CHEM 160LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 161General Chemistry3
CHEM 161LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
Major Option
Complete all required courses47-57
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum10-20
Total Credit Hours120

A minimum 2.5 GPA is required in all courses counting toward this major.

Major Option

Molecular Biology Comprehensive Core Requirements
BIOL 106Biology II4
BIOL 231Research Methods I3
BIOL 290Evolution3
BIOL 309Cellular & Molecular Biology4
BIOL 360Genetics4
BIOL 450Advanced Molecular Biology4
BIOL 431Research Methods II2
BIOL 482Seminar in Molecular Biology2
Biology Comprehensive Supporting Course Requirements
Select one of the following options:5-10
Elementary Organic Chemistry
and Elementary Organic Chemistry Lab
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
and Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 351Biochemistry3
CHEM 351LBiochemistry Lab1
Select one of the following:3-5
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry
Applied Calculus I
Select 9-12 credit hours of the following:9-12
Medical Terminology
Principles of Immunology
Developmental Biology
Infectious Diseases
Human Genetics
Biochemistry II
Biochemistry II Lab
Total Credit Hours47-57