The study of the molecular basis of biology.
All cells have a molecular plan for their function. Molecular biologists study the interactions between DNA, RNA, and proteins within cells and how they work, to better understand all living things.
In this program, you will explore fundamental biological principles as they relate to the life of humans, animals, plants and microorganisms. You will study concepts in biochemistry, evolution, genetics/genomics, physiology and more. You will develop your investigative skills, with hands-on research experiences both in the laboratory and out in the field.
This program is excellent preparation for advanced degree programs in biochemistry, medicine, pharmacy, biotechnology, or biology-related graduate programs.
This degree could be a good fit if you:
- Have a genuine curiosity about life on earth
- Enjoy science and research
- Have a strong work ethic
- Are a creative problem solver and critical thinker
With this degree, you could become a/an:
- Biology teacher
- Medical counselor
- University researcher
- Pharmaceutical scientist
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