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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Minor

Dr. Jonathan Monroe, Coordinator
Phone: (540) 568-6649
E-mail: monroejd@jmu.edu

Dr. Gina MacDonald, Coordinator
Phone: (540) 568-6852
E-mail: macdongx@jmu.edu

The following are prerequisites for entry into the biochemistry and molecular biology minor program:

BIO 214. Cell and Molecular Biology
CHEM 131-132. General Chemistry I-II
Choose from the following:

CHEM 131L-132L. General Chemistry Laboratories
CHEM 135L-136L. Special General Chemistry Laboratories

CHEM 341-342. Organic Chemistry
Choose from the following:

CHEM 346L. Organic Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 387L-388L. Integrated Laboratory

Required Courses
Credit Hours
BIO 224. Genetics and Development
BIO 480. Advanced Molecular Biology
CHEM/BIO 361. Biochemistry I
CHEM 362. Biochemistry II
CHEM 366L. Biochemistry Laboratory
Choose one of the following:

CHEM 331. Physical Chemistry including CHEM 336L. Physical Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 351. Analytical Chemistry