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Biology - Cellular and Molecular Concentration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Learn the foundations of biology and research methodology. Courses will focus on genetics, molecular and cellular biology, and microbiology. Labs designed for each subject will give you hands-on experience in your field.  The Biology - Cellular and Molecular Concentration program is delivered by Saint Mary's College.
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Overview

For your senior comprehensive, you’ll work closely with a faculty advisor on independent research of your choice. Throughout your project you’ll demonstrate your understanding of current biological principles and the scientific method.  The Biology - Cellular and Molecular Concentration program is offered at Saint Mary's College.

You’ll utilize skills learned through field and laboratory courses. Your findings are presented to the biology department at the conclusion of your research. 

You’ll submit four pieces of scientific writing, including a committee-approved paper. The papers will be based on a directed research project of your choice. You'll showcase your strong writing skills and your unique scientific perspective.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Biology lab
  • Introduction to Genetics lab 
  • Molecular Cell Biology lab 
  • Microbiology lab 
  • General Physiology lab  
  • Seminar in Molecular/Cellular Biology 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • academic accomplishments as evidenced by rigor of coursework, grades, grade trends
  • self-reported SAT or ACT scores (unless you plan to apply Test Optional). We'll accept your self-reported scores off the application for admission and scholarship consideration, but in order for you to ultimately enroll at Saint Mary's, you will be required to submit your official test scores. So, report them accurately!
  • extracurricular activities
  • community service and leadership experience
  • personal essay
  • recommendations from counselors, teachers, coaches and other personal acquaintances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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