Students who pursue a B.S. in Biological Sciences at California State University Chico choose one of three options. The Cellular and Molecular Biology Option prepares students for professional programs, graduate studies in cellular and molecular biology, or entry level positions into the biotechnology industry. The Ecological, Evolutionary, and Organismal Biology Option prepares students for positions within environmental and resource management or graduate studies in ecology and evolutionary biology. The Plant Biology Option prepares students for positions in habitat restoration, field botany, forestry or range management, agricultural biotechnology or graduate studies in plant biology.
The B.A. in Biological Sciences is designed for students who plan to use biology as a foundation for a career in pharmaceutical industry, healthcare, biomedical product management, regulatory positions, and especially in secondary school science teaching. For students who intend to become secondary school teachers, this degree offers the necessary preparation for earning a single subject credential.
Microbiology majors choose either the Option in General Microbiology or Clinical Laboratory Science. The General Microbiology Option is designed to prepare students for careers in biotechnology, environmental or industrial microbiology, pharmaceutical and biomedical research, or graduate studies. The Clinical Laboratory Science Option prepares students for an internship to become a clinical laboratory scientist or public health microbiologist.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Plant EcologyGreen Leaf Representing
- Plant Physiology
- Plant Morphology
- Plant Pathology
- Plant Diversity and Identification
- Plant Geography
- Population Ecology
- Topics in Ecology and Systematics
- Landscape Ecology
- 60 months
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DisciplinesBiology Bioinformatics View 251 other Masters in Bioinformatics in United States
- To be admitted to graduate and postbaccalaureate study, a student must hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association or must have completed an equivalent acceptable to the Office of Graduate Studies at California State University, Chico.
- Applicants who wish to pursue a master's degree must have an undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75 in the last 60 semester units of course work attempted and at least 3.0 in the last 30 units attempted. Applicants for unclassified status, such as qualifying for a teaching credential, must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 in their last 60 semester units of course work attempted.
International15444 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15444 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
National15444 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15444 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
In-State9108 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9108 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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