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Biological Sciences

Degree Requirements - Genetics and Cellular Biology

Core Requirements

BIOL 150 BIOL 151 BIOL 220

Chemistry Requirements

CHEM 121 a,b CHEM 125 a,b CHEM 241 a,b CHEM 245

Genetics and Cellular Biology Required Courses

BIOL 319 BIOL 492

BIOL 492m or BIOL 497

BIOL 430 a,b or CHEM 451 a,b

Biology GCB Electives

BIOL 415 BIOL 418a BIOL 418b BIOL 421

BIOL 422a BIOL 425 BIOL 431 BIOL 432

BIOL 436 BIOL 452 BIOL 455 BIOL 472

BIOL 473

Three of the above must be taken, including at least one lab course

Biology Electives

At least one additional 300-400 level BIOL elective must be taken

from courses not on the GCB list above

Mathematics/Physics Requirements

MATH 145 or 150   STAT 244

PHYS 131/131L, 132/132L (or 151, 152, and 151L, 152L)

Electives (8-10 hours)

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete all specific program requirements.
  • Complete all University requirements including:

-All general education requirements
-A minimum of 120 credit hours

  • At least 30 of which must be completed at SIUE
  • At least 60 of which must be completed at a regionally accredited 4-year institution

-A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
-Bachelor of Arts only: one year of the same foreign language
-File an Application for Graduation by the first day of the term in which you plan to graduate

Genetics and Cellular Biology


Department of Biological Sciences
Undergraduate Inquiries
Office Phone: (618) 650-3927
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