University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Jul 30, 2021  
University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 ARCHIVED CATALOG: LINKS AND CONTENT ARE OUT OF DATE. CHECK WITH YOUR ADVISOR.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, B.S.


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to:

Description


The bachelor of science degree with a major in biochemistry and molecular biology prepares students for medical school and other professional schools, graduate school and for careers in life, agricultural and medical sciences. Active areas of research by department faculty include molecular biology, biochemistry and physiology of plants, insects and humans. Students with a specific interest in any of these areas should contact the department as early as possible for advisement.

http://www.unr.edu/assessment/plans-and-forms/cabnr/biochemistry-and-molecular-biology-bs

Contact Information


Incoming students, freshmen and sophomores should contact:
CABNR Advising Center, in FA 236
(775) 784-1634
student_center@cabnr.unr.edu

Juniors and seniors should contact their faculty advisor directly:
Dr. Patricia Ellison (A-L) - ellison@unr.edu
Dr. Hanna Damke (M-Z) - damke@unr.edu
 

Transfer to the University of Nevada, Reno


Use the transfer agreement  and the degree planner (available by clicking Print degree planner icon at the top right of this page) to build your plan for graduation with your advisor. Course substitutions not identified on the transfer agreement require UNR advisor approval.

If a major-to-major transfer agreement is not available for your transfer institution, please check the General Core agreement  if available. If neither is available, access established transfer course equivalencies to assist in your planning.

Graduation Requirements


Total Units 120
Cumulative GPA 2.0
University GPA 2.0
Major GPA 2.0
Residency Requirement 30 Upper-Division Units at UNR
Major Residency Requirement 15 Upper-Division Units in the major at UNR
Upper-Division Requirement 40 Upper-Division Units
Half Program Units/4 Year Institution 60 Units

 

I. Silver Core General Education Requirements (27-30 units)


NOTE: Refer to Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding the “Core English and Math Completion Policy  .”

Students in this major must meet all Silver Core Objectives (CO1 through CO14). Courses satisfying Core Objectives are designated (e.g., CO9) in General Catalog curricula and course descriptions.

A. Silver Core Writing and Prerequisite (3-6 units) - CO1, CO3


B. Silver Core Mathematics and Prerequisite (4 units) - CO2


C. Silver Core Natural Sciences (8 units) - CO4, CO4L


Select one sequence:

D. Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO6 courses .

E. Silver Core Fine Arts (3 units) - CO7


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO7 courses .

F. Silver Core Humanities (6 units) - CO5, CO8


Refer to the Core Curriculum   chapter in this catalog.

II. Additional Silver Core Requirements (9 units maximum)


Students must take courses that satisfy the following Core Objectives. Some or all of these Silver Core Objectives may be satisfied in the Major Requirements (Section IV). Refer to the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

A. Science, Technology & Society Course - CO9


The following courses count in the general education requirement:

B. Diversity & Equity Course - CO10


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO10 courses .

C. Global Context Course - CO11


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO11 courses .

D. Ethics Course - CO12


E. Capstone Integration & Synthesis Course - CO13


F. Application Course - CO14


III. Additional College Requirements (0 units)


IV. Major Requirements (74 units)


V. Minor Requirements (0 units)


VI. Electives (7-10 units)


VII. Recommended Schedule


Use the Planner in MyNEVADA to build a custom graduation plan. Review and adjust the plan in each academic advisement session.

A. First Year


B. Second Year


C. Third Year


First Semester (15 units)


D. Fourth Year


First Semester (15 units)


Second Semester (13 units)


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: