Nov 25, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [Archived Catalog]

Biological Sciences—Cellular and Molecular Biology Major (B.S.)


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Major code BS2520

College of Arts and Sciences 
Biological Sciences Department
Irvine Hall 107
Phone: 740.593.2290
Fax: 740.593.0300
biosci@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/biosci/ugrad/cmb.html

Ralph DiCaprio, contact person
 

Program Overview

Cellular and molecular biology are two of the most rapidly growing and exciting areas of modern biology. Progress in these areas is driven by the ongoing revolution in genetics and genomics, and has profound and wide-ranging implications for medicine and for our understanding of the mechanisms of life. This specialization will prepare students for graduate or professional school, and career paths in biotechnology, biomedical research, and related areas. These are fields that are experiencing tremendous growth in employment opportunities both in academia and in the private sector.
 

Admission Information

Freshman/First Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

This specialization will prepare students for graduate or professional school, and career paths in biotechnology, biomedical research, and related areas.
 

Requirements

 

Major Hours Requirement


The cellular and molecular biology major requires a minimum of 123 hours.

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences


View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Biological Sciences Requirements


Complete a total of 42 semester hours of BIOS coursework, including all of the requirements below. Note: 1000- and 2000-level courses not specifically required by the major will not count toward the BIOS hours requirement, but they may be used to fulfill University graduation requirements.

Complete one of the following Biochemistry course group options:


Biochemistry course group option


Complete the following courses:

Biological Chemistry course group option


Complete the following courses:

Cellular/Molecular Electives


Complete two courses:

Extradepartmental Requirements


Complete four sub-requirements.

Sub-Requirement 1: Chemistry


Complete the following courses:

Sub-Requirement 2: Mathematics


Complete the following course:

Sub-Requirement 3: Physics


Complete one of the following course group options:

Introduction to Physics course group option


Complete the following courses:

General Physics course group option


Complete the following courses:

Sub-Requirement 4: Statistics


Complete one of the following:

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