B.S. in Cell Biology and Neuroscience

The department participates in MSU’s Genetics Minor and recommends this minor to students particularly interested in genetics.

Note: MSU's programs in the biological sciences are distributed across multiple departments.  MSU does not have a single Department of Biology.  For additional options see Biological Sciences at MSU.

Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience

The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience offers a B.S. in Cell Biology and Neuroscience with options in Biomedical Sciences and Cell Biology and Neuroscience and a minor in Genetics.

Pre-medicine, Pre-dentistry, Pre-Physician Assistant, and Pre-optometry

Students may prepare for admission to medical, dental, optometry, physician assistant and many other health profession and graduate schools by following the option in Biomedical Sciences in the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience. The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience provides advising on matters pertaining to the cell biology and neuroscience and the biomedical sciences curriculiums and the genetics minor. Advising on matters pertaining to admission to professional schools is provided by the Health Professions Advising Office.

Requirements for Admission to Upper Division Courses in Biology

For admission to upper division (numbered 300 and above) courses taught by the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, students must have completed at least 30 total university credits with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.

Grade Requirements for Fulfillment of Degree Options

In order to graduate with a B.S. in the department, students must earn a grade of C- or better for every course required for the specific option, including courses taken to fulfill required elective credits.

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Bozeman , United States

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