The Molecular Option provides a thorough background in the subject areas involved in Computational and Integrative Biology (CIB) Major, with a stronger emphasis on chemistry and biology.

Required Courses for Molecular Option (72 credits)

Basic courses (39 credits)

  • Gen Bio 1 and 2 plus labs 50:120:101,107 and 50:120:102,108 (8 credits)
  • Chem Principals 1 and 2 plus labs 50:160:115, 125 and 50:160:116,126 (8 credits)
  • Calculus 1 and 2 50:640:121, 122 (8 credits)
  • Elements of Physics 1 and 2 plus labs 50:750:131, 133 and 50:750:132, 134 (8 credits)
  • Prog. Fundamentals plus Object Oriented Prog. 50:198:111, 113 (4+3 credits)

Electives (29 credits)

  • Organic Chemistry 1 plus lab (50:160:335, 339) (5 credits)
  • 4 courses from Biology (120) >300 level*.
  • 3 courses from Chemistry (160) or Biochemistry (115) >300 level*.

* must take a minimum of three labs from the seven elective courses

Capstone (4 credits)

To all students.

Note: All basic courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.