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Cells

Cell and Molecular Biology Concentration

This new concentration is for students who are interested in the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms in living organisms.

I. Foundational Courses (9 hrs)

  • BIOL 3131 Physiology
  • BIOL 3133 Evolution and Ecology
  • BIOL 3134 Cell and Molecular Biology

II. Elective Courses (choose 7-8 hrs)

  • BIOL 4310 Applied Microbiology
  • BIOL 4520 Medical Microbiology
  • BIOL 5230 Comparative Animal Physiology
  • BIOL 5240 Histology
  • BIOL 5243 Toxicology
  • BIOL 5441 Mycology
  • BIOL 4230 Introduction to Immunology
  • BIOL 4240 Biology of Microorganisms
  • BIOL 5247 Endocrinology
  • BIOL 5100 Cell and Molecular Lab
  • BIOL 5131 Cell Biology
  • BIOL 5132 Molecular Genetics
  • BIOL 5142 Molecular Biotechniques
  • BIOL 5150 Cancer Biology
  • BIOL 5242 Developmental Biology
  • BIOL 5248 Immunology
  • BIOL 5431 Virology
  • BIOL 5500 Bioinformatics and Biotechnology
  • BIOL 5520 Epigenetics

III. Immersive Experience (minimum 3 hrs)

  • BIOL 3890 Directed Undergraduate Research
  • BIOL 4730 Internship in Biology
  • BIOL 4890 Research
  • BIOL 4895 Honors Research
  • BIOL 4999 Honors Thesis
  • BIOL 4xxx or 5xxx Contract Course approved by the Instructor and Department Chair
  • BIOL 4xxx or 5xxx Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience Course (qualifying list posted on website)
  • Study Abroad Course at the BIOL 3000, 4000 or 5000 level approved by the Department Chair

IV. Additional Requirements

  • At least 1 course in areas II or III must have a  lab component
  • An elective course can only count in section II or section III
  • Capstone courses are capped at 7 credit hours for the BS Biology degree and 5 hours for the BA Biology degree
  • Students are limited to declaring 1 emphasis

Personalize your Biology Degree today!

Last updated: 4/6/2022