Molecular and Biomedical Biology, Bachelor of Science

Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Biomedical Biology degree requires 36-45 credits of biology courses of which 18 credits must be 3000-4000 level courses. The course requirements are below.

Required Courses
BIOL 1450BIOLOGY I5
BIOL 1750BIOLOGY II5
BIOL 2140GENETICS 14
BIOL 3020MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL3
BIOL 3240INTRODUCTION TO IMMUNOLOGY3
Biochemistry Lecture and Lab
Select one of the following:4
BIOCHEMISTRY I
and BIOCHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
BIOCHEMISTRY I
and BIOCHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
BIOCHEMISTRY OF METABOLISM
Additional Courses
Select three of the following, at least two must be lab-based:10-13
MOLECULAR GENETICS
CELLULAR BIOLOGY
VIROLOGY
and VIROLOGY LABORATORY
MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY
DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
and DEVELOPMENTAL GENETICS
COMPARATIVE GENOMICS
BIOCHEMISTRY II
BIOCHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
GENOME TECHNOLOGY AND ANALYSIS
MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR NEUROBIOLOGY
Required Chemistry Sequence
CHEM 1180
CHEM 1184
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
4
CHEM 1190
CHEM 1194
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
4
CHEM 2250ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I3
CHEM 2260ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II3
CHEM 2274ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY2
Physics
PHYS 1110GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA4
or PHYS 2110 GENERAL PHYSICS I - CALCULUS LEVEL
PHYS 1154GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I1
Mathematics
Eight hours in mathematics or statistics are required and must include one of the following calculus courses:8
CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
CALCULUS FOR BIOMEDICINE
CALCULUS I

To complete the degree, students may choose one of the following two tracks:

Track 1: Molecular Biotechnology

This track will position students to excel in graduate or professional schools, as well as industry jobs in Biotechnology.  Students will have about 10 hours of free electives with this track.

Internship3
BIOTECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP
Six hours in Information, Innovation, and Development6
FOUNDATIONS OF BIOINFORMATICS
APPLIED BIOINFORMATICS
INTRODUCTION TO I.T. INNOVATION
APPLIED I.T. INNOVATION
ENTREPRENEURIAL FOUNDATIONS
PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I
MANAGEMENT
INTRODUCTION TO DATA SCIENCE
Track 1 Total Credits72-75

Track 2: Biomedical Sciences

This is a path to prepare students for success in medical school programs.  Students will have about 4 hours of free electives with this track.  Required minor in Medical HumanitiesBIOL 1060 Intro to Health Careers must be taken as part of the minor and nine credits must be in upper division (3000 or higher) courses.

Track 2 Total Credits78-81