All the Biology-related majors at Columbia University require one year of introductory biology, plus additional courses as detailed in the major requirements and listed on the website.
- For the first term of their introductory biology sequence, students may take either BIOL UN2005 Introductory Biology I: Biochemistry, Genetics & Molecular Biology, which has a prerequisite of chemistry, or EEEB UN2001 Environmental Biology I: Elements to Organisms, which does not require chemistry. EEEB UN2001 Environmental Biology I: Elements to Organisms may be taken in the first year.
- Contemporary Biology I: Biochemistry, Genetics & Molecular Biology
- Contemporary Biology Laboratory
- Neurobiology I: Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
- Developmental Biology
- Cellular and Molecular Immunology
- 48 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Autobiographical information
- Lists and descriptions of a student’s achievements, activities, employment and summer activities
- Personal essay
- An official high school transcript from all high schools attended
- One high school counselor’s recommendation and school profile
- The completed Mid-Year Report
- SAT or ACT
- Applicants may self-report their scores
- English proficiency examination score (if necessary)
- These recommendations must come from teachers who taught you in academic disciplines
- For engineering applicants, one must come from a math or science teacher
International60098 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30049 USD per semester during 48 months.
National60098 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30049 USD per semester during 48 months.
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