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All biology majors must compete the required core courses and choose one of the emphasis areas (Ecological, Molecular, or Organismal).

Note: Entry requirements differ among graduate schools. Students are responsible to contact the graduate schools in which they are interested to determine these requirements.

Molecular Emphasis Requirements18 units
Required Core Courses8 units
BIOL 410
Molecular Biology
Electives10 units
Select one of the following:
BIOC 360
Principles of Biochemistry
BIOC 380
Biochemistry I
Select 10 additional units of 300- or 400-level BIOL or BIOC courses, including one 4-unit laboratory course, and excluding courses used in fulfilling the required emphasis. The following BIOL classes also do not fulfill this requirement: BIOL 325, 330, 400, 435, 445, 454, 455, 470.
Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.