Courses taught by faculty in Botany and Microbiology are designated with a BOMI prefix, courses taught by faculty in Zoology are designated with a ZOOL prefix. Courses taught by faculty from both departments are designated with a BIOL prefix.
Genetics Major (may be declared in either the BOMI or ZOOL department):
CHEM 110: General Chemistry I (with lab)
CHEM 111: General Chemistry II (with lab)
BIOL 120: Intro to Cell Biology (with lab)
BIOL 122: Organisms & Their Environment (with lab)
BIOL 271 + BIOL 272: Genetics (with lab credit)
ZOOL 261: Evolution
ZOOL 351: Cell & Molecular Biology (with lab)
BOMI 353: Molecular Genetics (with lab)
BOMI 326: Plant Physiology (with lab) OR BOMI 328: Bacterial Physiology (with lab)
ZOOL 333: Developmental Biology (with lab) OR ZOOL 356: Immunology (with lab)
(a) Three upper-level courses in BOMI, ZOOL or CHEM (numbered 250-400).
CHEM 260 (Organic Chemistry I) and CHEM 261 (Organic Chemistry II)
are highly recommended.
(b) Two 499 courses (Seminars) in either BOMI or ZOOL.
Note: The Genetics major may not be combined with any other major in BOMI or ZOOL for a second major.