The Genomics option includes 35-37 option-specific elective credits. Students pursing this option will need to fulfill the following requirements:

Discipline Course name / number / credits
Chemistry

4 classes + 2 labs; 18 credits

  • General Chemistry / CH 232 / 4 credits
  • General Chemistry / CH 233 / 4 credits
  • Chemistry Lab / CH 262 / 1 credit
  • Chemistry Lab / CH 263 / 1 credit
  • Organic Chemistry / CH 331 / 4 credits
  • Organic Chemistry / CH 332 / 4 credits
General Biochemistry

2 classes; 7 credits

  • General Biochemistry / BB 450 / 4 credits
  • General Biochemistry / BB 451 / 3 credits
Molecular Biology

1 class; 4 credits

  • Cell and Molecular Biology / BB 314 / 4 credits
Advanced Molecular, Cell, Organismal or Physiology

Choose 1 class; 3-4 credits

  • Plant Physiology / BOT 331 / 4 credits
  • Advanced Cell Biology / BB 460 / 3 credits
  • Chromatin and Epigenetics / BB 484 / 3 credits
  • Biochemistry Lab / BB 493 / 3 credits
  • General Microbiology / MB 302 / 3 credits
  • General Microbiology lab / MB 303 / 2 credits
  • Embryology and Development / Z 425 / 5 credits
  • Vertebrate Endocrinology / Z 437 / 4 credits
  • Behavioral Neurobiology / Z 438 / 3 credits
  • OR other course with advisor approval
Two Genomics classes

Choose 2 classes; 3-4 credits

  • Introduction to Computing Life Sciences / BOT 476 / 3 credits (recommended as first course for GEN option)
  • Ecosystems Genomics / BOT 458 / 3 credits
  • Functional Genomics / BOT 460 / 3 credits
  • Comparative Genomics / BOT 475 / 4 credits
  • Applied Bioinformatics / BB 485 / 3 credits
  • Microbial Genomes, Biogeochemistry, and Diversity / MB 420 / 3 credits
  • Design and Analysis of Planned Experiments / ST 415 / 3 credits
  • OR other class with advisor approval