The department offers graduate studies leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Candidates for graduate degrees must meet university degree requirements found in the chapter, “Graduate Education at UCSB,” as well as departmental requirements.
The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) at the University of California, Santa Barbara offers the bachelor of science degree in four departmental majors—biochemistry-molecular biology, cell and developmental biology, microbiology, and pharmacology. In addition, it cooperates with the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology in offering the interdepartmental biological sciences major, with both B.A. and B.S. objectives.
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- In addition to fulfilling university requirements for admission to graduate status described in the chapter “Graduate Education at UCSB,” the applicant will normally hold a bachelor’s degree in biology or a biological specialty area.
- Undergraduate class work should include one year each of general biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, calculus, and physics. Upper-division courses should include biochemistry, genetics, and additional specialized electives relevant to preparation for graduate work in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology.
- The general test (verbal, quantitative, and writing) of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required of all applicants.
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