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Molecular Biology Degree

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology - Molecular Biology Track

What does it take to create life and sustain it? Molecular Biology focuses on what life is made of and understanding the interactions between the various systems of a cell, including the interrelationship of DNA, RNA and protein synthesis. Techniques applied in molecular biology are at the forefront of most cutting edge scientific research.

Careers for Molecular Biology Majors

This degree can set you up for a successful professional career or take you on to graduate level studies. Career opportunities, include:

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Veterinary
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Research Specialist

Degree Requirements 

  • The B.A. in Biology – Molecular Biology requires a minimum of 120 total credits.
  • All required and elective courses must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better.

Molecular Biology Major Requirements

Students are required to complete 46 semester credit hours of degree specific biology courses – 38 must be upper-level courses.

A minor is not required for this major.

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