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Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences

Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences

Northwestern University

Evanston Campus, Evanston, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    30
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 24 months
The undergraduate life sciences major offered in Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences is the Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences. The curriculum for the Biological Sciences major includes the following components: REQUIRED COURSES IN RELATED FIELDS Mathematics 220 and 224, plus a course in statistics Chemistry 101, 102, 103 (or 171, 172) Chemistry 210-1,2 (or 212-1,2) Physics 130-1,2,3 (or 135-1,2,3; or 125-1,2,3) REQUIRED COURSES IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Biological Sciences 215, 217, & 219 Biological Sciences 220, 221, & 222 Biological Sciences 308 Biological Sciences 341, 342, OR 391 Three specified Concentration courses One additional 300 level BIOL SCI course CONCENTRATION REQUIRMENTS 1. Biochemistry and Biophysics 321 Physical Biochemistry or 363 Biophysics 323 Bioinformatics 361 Protein Structure & Function (This concentration is not available to students also pursuing a Biochemistry concentration within the Chemistry major.) 2. Cell Biology and Physiology 315 Advanced Cell Biology 325 Animal Physiology One of: 327, 328, 344, 355, 356, 358 3. Genetics & Genomics 390 Advanced Molecular Biology Two of: 378, 392, 393, 395 (at least one of which must be 378 or 393) 4. Neurobiology 302 Fundamentals of Neurobiology 303 Molecular Neurobiology One of: 304, 305, 306 (This concentration is not available to students also pursuing a Neuroscience major.) 5. Plant Biology 330 Plant Biology 349 Plant Community Ecology One of: 336, 339, 346, 350

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