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Biology Major, Biomedical/Molecular Biology Concentration

This concentration is for students interested in biomedical research, pharmacology, toxicology, molecular biology, genetics and related areas. Complementary minors include chemistry and environmental science.

The following is an overview of courses associated with this major and concentration. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.

For an official description of courses and degree requirements, please reference our academic catalog.

Biology Major, Biomedical/Molecular Biology Major Core Courses

  • BIO 111 Principles of Biology-Molecules to Cells
  • BIO 112 Principles of Biology-Organisms to Ecosystems
  • BIO 401 Cell Biology
  • BIO 404 Genetics
  • BIO 406 Biostatistics
  • BIO 431 Molecular Biology Techniques
  • CEM 151 General Chemistry I
  • CEM 152 General Chemistry II
  • CEM 153 General Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CEM 154 General Chemistry Laboratory II
  • CEM 332 Biochemistry-Molecules and Metabolism
  • CEM 333 Biochemistry-Molecular Genetics and Biosynthesis

Complete at least four of the following courses:

  • BIO 207 Microbiology
  • BIO 311 Pathophysiology
  • BIO 312 Parasitology
  • BIO 313 Plant Ecology
  • BIO 345 Fundamentals to Neuroscience
  • BIO 403 Environmental Health and Toxicology
  • BIO 415 Research in Biology
  • BIO 418 Independent Study
  • CEM 231 Organic Chemistry I
  • CEM 232 Organic Chemistry II
  • CEM 233 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CEM 234 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
  • SCI 410 Topics in Science

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