Cell Biology & Neuroscience Option

Freshman YearCredits
FallSpring
BIOH 185 - Integrated Physiology I4  
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I
& CHMY 142 - College Chemistry I Lab
4  
M 171Q - Calculus I4  
University Core and Electives**3  
BIOB 260 - Cellular and Molecular Biology  4
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II
& CHMY 144 - College Chemistry II Lab
  4
M 172Q - Calculus II  4
University Core and Electives**  3
Year Total: 15 15
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
CHMY 321 - Organic Chemistry I
& CHMY 322 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
4  
NEUR 313 - Neurophysiology3  
PHSX 205 - College Physics I4  
STAT 332 - Statistics for Scientists and Engineers3  
University Core and Electives**1  
BIOH 320 - Biomedical Genetics  3
CHMY 323 - Organic Chemistry II  4
PHSX 207 - College Physics II  4
University Core and Electives**  4
Year Total: 15 15
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
BCH 380 - Biochemistry
& BCH 381 - Biochemistry Lab
or BCH 441 AND BCH 442 -
5  
University Core and Electives**10  
BIOB 425 - Adv Cell & Molecular Biology  3
WRIT 201 - College Writing II
or WRIT 221 - Intermediate Tech Writing
or HONR 202IH - Texts and Critics: Knowledge & Imagination II
  3
BIOB 420 - Evolution  3
University Core and Electives**  6
Year Total: 15 15
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
University Core and Electives**15  
BIOB 499 - Senior Thesis/Capstone (see advisor for other options)  2
University Core and Electives   13
Year Total: 15 15
Total Program Credits: 120

 

The curriculum in the Cell Biology and Neuroscience option provides a strong background for students who are interested in a career in research or teaching in cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology or neuroscience. This option provides the opportunity to take the courses necessary to make a competitive application to graduate school or to obtain a technical position.