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    Oct 22, 2021  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 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.

Honors Option

An honors option is offered to students with a cumulative GPA in biological sciences prerequisite courses of 3.5 or above and who have completed BIOL 130 -BIOL 140 -BIOL 240 -BIOL 250 . The honors option also requires a substantive research project carried out under the supervision of a biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology faculty member and a thesis describing the results of that project. The thesis must be approved by the faculty supervisor.