The BS Biological Sciences, concentration in Molecular Biology degree, offered by the Department of Biological Sciences , prepares students for careers in the biotechnology industry including research, drug development, marketing, and management, for graduate or professional school (PhD, MD, other health science-related programs), and for patent law. The program includes a strong theoretical background as well as intensive hands-on laboratory experience.
Summary of Degree Units
|University Graduation Requirements
|Major Core Requirements
|Chemistry Minor Requirements
The 4-Year Roadmap is available online. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Degrees (ADT) Pathways are also available online.
Major-Specific Graduation Requirements
Students in this major must complete all lower division courses in the Requirements of the Major with a “C- or better” to graduate.
Enrollment in any chemistry course requires that the prerequisite courses be passed with a grade of “C or better” (C- not accepted). Exceptions may be made only with instructor consent or if not explicitly stated in the course description. Refer to the SJSU Course Catalog for specific information regarding course prerequisites.