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Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Biological Sciences at Northwestern (2019-20)

The undergraduate life sciences major offered in Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences is the Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences.  The curriculum for the Biological Sciences major includes the following components:

REQUIRED COURSES IN RELATED FIELDS
REQUIRED COURSES IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

 CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS

 1. Biochemistry & Biophysics

(This concentration is not available to students also pursuing a Biochemistry concentration within the Chemistry major.)

2. Cell Biology & Physiology

3. Molecular Genetics & Genomics

4. Molecular Neurobiology

(This concentration is not available to students also pursuing a Neuroscience major.)

5. Ecology, Evolution, & Conservation Biology

(Available September 1st, 2019)

6. Interdisciplinary Biology

(Available September 1st, 2019)

An approved Interdisciplinary Biology concentration will include four classes that form a coherent course of study. (Students declaring this concentration will not have a required 300 level Elective, thus equilibrating the total number of required 300 level classes.)

 

*Reasonable alternatives among BIOL_SCI courses will be considered. You may contact the Associate Director about this.


 

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