The Major in
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Interactions with Participating Faculty
Specific Courses for the Major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Major for Freshmen and Sophomores
The Major for Juniors and Seniors
Transfers into the Major from other Majors or other Schools
Accelerated Tracks and Joint Majors
Application for the Major
The School of Biological Science
The Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Application for Admission
B.S. Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Minimum requirements to apply for the major include completion of Biological Sciences 97, 98, 99 and 100L; and Chemistry 51A-B-C, LB-LC or Chemistry 52A-B-C, LB-LC. Barring exeptional circumstances, applicants must have a "B" average or better in Biological Sciences and Chemistry courses for the year preceding entry into the major.
Applications to declare the major can be made in spring, typically in the sophomore year, with a review of applications and selection to the major by the Molecular and Biochemistry Faculty Board completed during the summer.
No double majors within the School of Biological Sciences (i.e., Biological Sciences, Applied Ecology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Neurobiology) will be approved.
Thank you for your application for admission into the B.S. degree in Biochemistry and Molecualr Biology. You will be contacted during the summer regarding your acceptance.