Molecular Genetics Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of genetic structures and mechanisms of organisms, including bacteria, phages, and viruses. Includes instruction in the replication, expression, transfer, structure, maintenance, and stability of heritable information in DNA, RNA, and proteins; the regulation of these processes; and neurogenetics. Is Molecular Genetics the right major for you?
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Molecular Genetics Major

What Courses Do Molecular Genetics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Molecular Genetics 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.

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