2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 17, 2018  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biological Sciences Major, BS – Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology Concentration


The biological sciences major offers concentrations in biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology; ecology and evolutionary biology; microbiology; and plant biology. To declare biology as a major, CHEM 120 -CHEM 130  and BIOL 111 -BIOL 112  or BIOL 130  must be completed with a minimum grade of C.

College Requirements


Arts and Sciences

BCMB Concentration


The concentration consists of 32 hours.

III. Select (13 total hours):


Note:


At least 7 out of the 13 credit hours must be BCMB courses.

Honors Option


  • An honors option is offered to students who have completed BIOL 130  (or equivalent), BIOL 140 , and BIOL 240  with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above and an overall GPA of at least 3.25.
  • Complete 12 hours of BCMB courses at the 300 level or above through honors by contract, including Honors Thesis (BCMB 457 ), with a minimum grade of B in each course.
  • Participate in independent research (BCMB 452  or equivalent).
  • Note: No more than 6 total credit hours combined from BCMB 452  and BCMB 457  may be applied toward the BCMB concentration.