Mathematical Biology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of mathematics to genomics, molecular modeling, structural biology, ecology, evolutionary biology and systems of analysis of neurobiology, physiology, and metabolism. Includes instruction in computational mathematics, chaos and nonlinear systems, perturbation methods, evolutionary biology, molecular biology, bioinformatics, and neurobiology.

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Mathematical Biology Major

What Courses Do Mathematical Biology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Mathematical Biology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Genomics
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Modeling
  • Neurobiology
  • Physiology

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