In cellular and molecular biology, practical experience is vital. You will find plenty of opportunities to gain experience by completing research in a professor's laboratory or through an internship

The following is the required course work under this concentration. Keep in mind that some courses are taught on a rotating basis and we will help you lay out a four year plan.  To review complete course information, see the undergraduate catalog.

 Biology Core Required Courses
 Bio 111 Principles of Biology 1
 Bio 112 Principles of Biology 2
 Bio 210 Intro Botany
 Bio 214 Genetics
 Bio 215 Cell Biology
 Bio 216 Ecology
 Bio 217 Ecology Methods
 Other Required Courses
 Chem 111 General Chemistry 1
 Chem 112 General Chemistry 2
 Chem 231 Organic Chemistry
 Phyc  110 General Physics 1
 Math 112 Precalculus Trigonometry (3) -or-
 Math 161 Applied Calculus 1 (3) -or-
 Math 165 Calculus 1 (4) 

 Cellular and Molecular Required Courses
 Bio 457 Molecular Biology
 Bio 498 Undergraduate Research -or- 
 Biot 490 Introduction to Recombinant DNA and RNA Techniques 
 Chem 360 Essentials in Biochemistry -or-
 Chem 463 Principles of Biochemistry 1 -and-
 Chem 465 Biochemistry Lab
14 hours from the following: 

 Bio 213 Microbiology
 Bio 344 Immunology-Virology
 Bio 369 Internship in Biology
 Bio 394 Practicum in Biology
 Bio 456 Cancer Biology
 Bio 470 Developmental Biology
 Bio 498 Research
 Biot (491,492,494,495,496)
 Bot 451 Plant Physiology
 Chem 464 Principles of Biochemistry