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Program Requirements

Major Requirements

To fulfill the requirements of the major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. All students also must fulfill Liberal Arts Core and University requirements, and some of the following courses may also satisfy those requirements.

  • BIO 151 General Biology I
  • BIO 152 General Biology II
  • BIO 260 Microbiology
  • BIO 262 Genetics for Majors
  • BIO 300 Writing for Science
  • BIO 363 Cellular Biology
  • BIO 368 Advanced Lab Research Methods
  • BIO 400 Internship
  • BIO 410 Senior Seminar
  • BIO 441 Biochemistry
  • BIO 442 Nucleic Acids: Structure, Function, and Metabolism
  • BIO 443 Biochemistry of Metabolism
  • BIO 449 Advanced Molecular Biology
  • CHM 151 Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHM 152 Principles of Chemistry II
  • CHM 221 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM 222 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHM 441 Physical Biochemistry
  • MA 171 Calculus with Precalculus A and MA 172 Calculus with Precalculus B or MA 181 Calculus
  • MA 218 Probability and Statistics
  • PHYS 271 General Physics I
  • PHYS 272 General Physics II