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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Life Sciences Cell Biology and Neuroscience 146 Major Requirements  

Major Requirements

The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience offers a program of study from which students can select one of two tracks, depending upon particular interests and career goals: a general track (default) and an honors track. Students can apply to enter the honors track at the beginning of the senior year. This track requires a minimum GPA of 3.4 in courses credited toward the major, and departmental approval. A number of core courses are required of all students in the cell biology and neuroscience major, regardless of the chosen track. No more than 16 credits from among the life science courses required for completion of the cell biology and neuroscience major may be fulfilled by credits transferred from any school outside of Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Any life science courses applied to the major should be taken within 10 years of graduating.

Required Core Courses (66-67 credits)

  01:119:115-116  General Biology (4,4)

  01:119:117  Biological Research Laboratory (2)

  01:160:161-162 or 01:160:163-164  or 01:160:165-166  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)

  01:750:203-204 General Physics (3,3) or 01:750:193-194 Physics for the Sciences(4,4)*or 01:750:271-272  Honors Physics (3,3)

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

  01:640:135,136 or 01:640:151-152 Calculus I and II (4,4) or 01:640:135 and 01:960:401 Basic Stat for Research (3) or 01:960:379 Basic Prob and Stat or 01:640:135 and 01:960:212 Statistics II (3)**

  01:447:380  Genetics (4)

  01:146:245  Fundamentals of Neurobiology (3)

  01:146:270  Fundamentals of Cell and Developmental Biology (3)

  01:694:301  Introductory Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (3) or 01:694:407 Biochemistry (3)

  Advanced Cell Biology and Neuroscience Courses: choose three of the following:

    01:146:445  Advanced Neurobiology I (3)  

    01:146:447  Advanced Neurobiology II (3)

    01:146:470  Advanced Cell Biology I (3)

    01:146:472  Advanced Developmental Biology (3)

    01:146:474  Immunology (3)

    01:146:480  Advanced Cell Biology II (3)

* Students who take who take Physics for the Sciences 01:750:193-194 (4,4) do not need an additional Physics laboratory.
*** Students with AP statistics equivalent of 01:960:211, transfer credit for 01:960:211, or who have taken 01:960:211 at Rutgers must take 01:960:212.
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