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Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
Art History 082
Arts and Science 090
Asian Studies 098
Astrophysics 105
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business Law 140
Catalan 145
Cell Biology
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
Douglass College Courses
East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214
Economics 220
Education 300
Environmental Certificates
European Studies 360
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Life Sciences
Division of Life Science, Faculty of Arts and Science
Life Science Core Curriculum
Biological Sciences 119
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Independent Study and Research in Biology
Rutgers University/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Joint Bachelor of Art/Medical Degree (B.A./M.D.) Program
Departmental Honors Program
Cell Biology and Neuroscience 146
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Departmental Honors Program
Genetics 447
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Elective Courses
Departmental Honors Program
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry 694
Entry Requirements of the Major
Major Requirements
Departmental Honors Program
Linguistics 615
Livingston College Courses
Management 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health
Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
Rutgers College Courses
Science, Technology, and Society
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
University College–New Brunswick College Courses
Urban Studies
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Douglass College
Livingston College
Rutgers College
University College
Cook College
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies (SCILS)
School of Engineering
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
General Information
Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Life Sciences Major Requirements  

Major Requirements

The department offers two options (tracks). Students interested in any of the departmental options will be required to take 01:447:315 Introduction to Research in Genetics. The aim of the course is to introduce studentsto both the theory and practice of research, so that they may be prepared to conduct a research project in genetics. A minimum of 20 credits of course work in the life sciences must be completed in residence.

Required Core Courses (59 credits)

01:119:101-102 General Biology (4,4) *

01:160:161-162 or 01:160:163-164 General Chemistry (4,4) *

01:160:171 Introduction to Experimentation (1) *

01:160:307-308 or 01:160:315-316 Organic Chemistry (4,4) *

01:160:311 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2) *

01:447:315 Introduction to Research in Genetics (3)

01:447:384-385 Genetic Analysis I,II (4,4)

01:447:403,404 Seminar in Genetics (1,1)

01:640:135, 138 or 01:640:151-152 Calculus (4,4) * **

01:694:301 Introductory Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (3)

01:750:203-204 General Physics (3,3) * ***

01:750:205-206 General Physics Laboratory (1,1) * ***

Option A (Genetics Laboratory Research Track; 18 credits)

01:447:406-407 Research in Genetics (3-6,3-6) or 01: 447:408-409 Honors in Genetics (6,6) ****

A minimum of 12 credits is required in research courses. In addition, students must take at least two electives (3 or more credits each) from the list of Genetics Electives below.

Option B (Genetics Nonlaboratory Research Track; 19 credits)

01:447:382 Genetics Laboratory (1)

01:447:489,490 Literature Research in Genetics and Microbiology (3,3)

In addition, students must take at least 10 credits of electives from the genetics electives list below. Substitutions are permitted only with the approval of the student's adviser.

* Life sciences core courses.
** 01:960:401 Basic Statistics for Research (3) may substituted for the second term of calculus.
*** 01:750:193-194 (4,4) may be substititued for 203-204 (3,3) plus 205-206 (1,1).
**** A grade-point average of 3.4 in courses required for the majors is a prerequisite for this course.

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