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Biology - Molecular and Cell Biology Emphasis

Western Washington University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
22890 USD/year
22890 USD/year
6543 USD/year
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About

The Biology - Molecular and Cell Biology Emphasis major from Western Washington University is part of an interdisciplinary program between the Biology and Chemistry departments. Cell biology is the study of cells at the biochemical or molecular level. 

Overview

Molecular Biology investigates the interactions among DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis to understand how these interactions are regulated using the tools and principles of genetics and bioinformatics — it is among the most rapidly growing fields, and is making strides with recent accomplishments such as the sequencing of the entire human genome.

The B.S. degree in Biology - Molecular and Cell Biology Emphasis from Western Washington University places emphasis on the molecular biology and biochemistry that control cell functions. Students take courses in math, physics, and chemistry, along with the core biology curriculum. Once in 400-level biochemistry and molecular biology courses, students get to pursue their specific interests. 

The integrated conceptual foundation in biology, the critical thinking skills, quantitative problem-solving abilities, leadership with team-building skills, and scientific research skills that students obtain from lecture and laboratory courses in Western’s Molecular and Cell Biology curriculum are ultimately critical for post-baccalaureate studies and for future job performance. 

Careers and Graduate Studies

Students in the Biology—Molecular and Cell Emphasis program often begin their post-baccalaureate jobs at medical centers such as MultiCare, PeaceHealth, or TOKU-E (manufacturer of antimicrobials for life science research), or continue their education with graduate studies. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods in Molecular Biology
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics Lab
  • Microbiology Lab
  • Cell Biology Laboratory
  • Biochemistry Laboratory
  • Developmental Biology of Plants
  • Developmental Biology of Animals
  • Functional Genomics
  • Molecular Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

101 alternative credits
  • 101-106 credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The International Student Application for Admission submitted by the application deadline
  • $60 non-refundable application fee
  • An essay that helps the Admissions Committee understand your academic goals, related experiences and/or preparatory course work, and professional goals
  • Official academic credentials
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • Statement of Financial Responsibility

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22890 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22890 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6543 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6543 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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