Bachelor of Science- Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology Emphasis

The program listed below is a suggested curriculum for students pursuing cellular and molecular biology.  The program meets all of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree with a major in biology and minors in chemistry and physical science at Pittsburg State University.  This program will provide training to prepare a student for employment in the biotechnology field, forensics, or pharmaceutical devel­opment upon graduation, or pursuit of further studies at the graduate level.


General Education Requirements* (38-44 hours)

Basic Skills** (12 hours)

General Education Electives (26-32 hours)

     Sciences*** (0 hours)  

     Social Studies (3 hours)  

     Political Studies (3 hours)

     Producing and Consuming (5-6 hours)

     Fine Arts and Aesthetic Studies (2-3 hours)

     Cultural Studies (3-5 hours)

     Health and Well-Being (4-6 hours)

     Human Heritage (6 hours)


    *Courses must be taken from the list approved by the General Education Committee.  See General Education Requirements for All Baccalaureate Degrees.

    **Math requirement suggested MATH 150 Calculus I.

    ***General education sciences are satisfied by course requirements in biology (BIOL 211) and chemistry (CHEM 215/216).