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Biology (with Concentration in Molecular Biology), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Frostburg, MD, United States
The four-year bachelor’s curriculum includes courses spread over a broad range of topics, from ecology/evolution to molecular and cellular biology, and a collection of concentrations, options, minors and related programs that can prepare you for a great career or graduate program, wherever your interests lie!

Overview

The molecular biology concentration offers an interdisciplinary program with a strong emphasis on laboratory experiences in biology and chemistry, while maintaining a strong biology core. The option is best suited for students who wish to pursue an advanced degree in cell or molecular biology or to find employment in the biotechnology industry.

Career outlook for biologists

The broad basics included in a biology degree mean you’ll have a good shot at getting into a huge variety of natural science fields, such as agriculture, microbiology, geoscience, epidemiology, biochemistry, environmental science and more! Many biology graduates build on their degree by pursuing advanced studies in medical school or a master’s program in a specialized field. Check out some of the possibilities open to biology students at the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ webpage on Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations (U.S. Government Occupational Outlook Handbook).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Genetics Lab
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biology Seminar 
  • Biotechnology Laboratory 
  • Developmental Biology
  • Immunology
  • Animal Physiology
  • Plant Physiology
  • General Ecology
  • Evolution
  • Histology
  • Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

Financial aid includes any grant, scholarship, loan or paid employment intended to help you meet your education-related expenses. It can come from a variety of federal and state agencies, foundations, corporations and universities, including FSU. You must be planning to take six credits or more per semester to qualify.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Financial aid includes any grant, scholarship, loan or paid employment intended to help you meet your education-related expenses. It can come from a variety of federal and state agencies, foundations, corporations and universities, including FSU. You must be planning to take six credits or more per semester to qualify.

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