Minor in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics

To fulfill the requirements for a Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics minor students must complete the following course work with a 2.00 or higher. A minimum of 15 units applied toward the minor must be earned at Towson University.

Requirements (27–33 units)

CHEM 131
131L
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LECTURE
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
4
CHEM 132
132L
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LECTURE
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
4
BIOL 201INTRODUCTION TO CELL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS4
CHEM 330ESSENTIALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 15-10
or CHEM 331
CHEM 332
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
and ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
BIOL 309GENETICS4
Select two of the following:7-8
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
BIOCHEMISTRY I
INTRO TO BIOINFORMATICS
Total Units28-34
1

Note: Many graduate and professional programs require two terms of organic chemistry. Students who are contemplating education beyond the undergraduate level (graduate schools, medical school, etc.) should talk with an adviser.