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California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Biological Sciences B.S. Concentration in Molecular and Cellular Biology

This degree program offers students a broad education in biology -- from molecules to ecosystems. It prepares students for the biomedical fields, for teaching, for certification as an Associate Ecologist, Fisheries Biologist, or Associate Wildlife Biologist. The B.S. in Biological Science degree gives students technical competency in a number of concentrations and is an excellent base for graduate school studies Field and Wildlife biologists understand and study the factors that affect the distribution and abundance of terrestrial plants and animals. This concentration is designed for students who are interested in how genes and their products work to create cellular structures, activities and interactions in organisms ranging from microbes to plants and animals. The concentration builds on our diverse biological sciences curriculum with additional laboratory courses in nucleic acid and protein techniques, bioinformatics, industrial microbiology, immunology, virology, and plant biotechnology. It provides students with an understanding of molecular and cellular biology -- a cornerstone for most biotechnology, medical, and pharmaceutical industry careers. And it also prepares students for graduate or professional study in biology, microbiology, biochemistry, many of the health professions and other related fields.

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