B.S. in Biological Sciences Course Requirements
The B.S. in Biological Sciences is built around a core program and elective units:
|Introduction to Computational Biology||12|
|03-343||Experimental Genetics and Molecular Biology||12|
Experimental Cell and Developmental Biology
|Topics in Research
|03-XXX||Biological Sciences Electives*||54|
Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science
|21-120||Differential and Integral Calculus||10|
Integration, Differential Equations, and Approximation
|33-111||Physics for Science Students I||12|
|33-112||Physics for Science Students II||12|
|Computer Skills Workshop||3
|09-105||Introduction to Modern Chemistry||10|
|09-106||Modern Chemistry II||10|
|09-217||Organic Chemistry I||9|
|09-218||Organic Chemistry II||9|
|09-221||Laboratory I: Introduction to Chemical Analysis||12|
|09-222||Laboratory II: Organic Synthesis and Analysis||12|
|H&SS and Fine Arts Electives**
(see Humanities, Social Sciences, and Fine Arts Requirements section of Mellon College of Science within the online undergraduate catalog)
Minimum number of units required for degree:
*Biological Sciences Electives
The following specifications apply to Biological Sciences electives:
- At least 18 units must be at the 03-3xx level or above, exclusive of 03-445 Undergraduate Research.
- Up to three interdisciplinary electives may count as biological sciences electives.
- Up to 18 units of 03-445 Undergraduate Research may count as biology electives; a maximum of 36 units of 03-445 can count toward graduation.
- Courses in biology taken through cross-registration at another university may count as electives if prior permission has been obtained from the Carnegie Mellon Department of Biological Sciences advisor.
**As defined by the Mellon College of Science's general education.