Endocrinology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition, manufacture, and secretion of protein compounds by cells and glands and the role of endocrine substances in bodily processes. Includes instruction in protein chemistry, protein secretion, membrane biogenesis and transfer methods, cellular communication, gene and cell regulation, cytochemistry, fractionation, radioautography, and applications such as neuroendocrinology. Is Endocrinology the right major for you?
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Endocrinology Major

What Courses Do Endocrinology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Endocrinology 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.

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
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