Minor in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics

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

Required Courses
BIOL 200
200L
BIOLOGY I: INTRODUCTION TO CELLULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS [LECTURE]
and INTRODUCTION TO CELLULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS [LAB]
4
BIOL 309GENETICS 14
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
CHEM 330ESSENTIALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 25
Select two of the following:7-8
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
BIOCHEMISTRY I
INTRO TO BIOINFORMATICS
Total Units28-29
1

BIOL 206 and BIOL 206L are prerequisites for BIOL 309

2

The requirement of CHEM 330 may also be satisfied with successful completion of CHEM 331 and CHEM 332 (10 units total). 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 advisor.