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MBB and Business Joint Major Program requirements

This Joint Major requires a total of 120 credit hours which must include the requirements listed below.

Lower Division Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Requirements

Students complete all of

  • BISC 101-4 General Biology
  • BISC 102-4 General Biology
  • BISC 202-3 Genetics
  • CHEM 121-4 General Chemistry and Laboratory I
  • CHEM 122-2 General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 281-4 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 282-2 Organic Chemistry II
  • MBB 222-3 Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  • MBB 231-3 Cellular Biology and Biochemistry
  • and one of:

    • MATH 150-4 Calculus I with Review
    • MATH 151-3 Calculus I
    • MATH 154-3 Calculus I for the Biological Sciences

    and one of:

    • MATH 152-3 Calculus II
    • MATH 155-3 Calculus II for the Biological Sciences

    and one of:

    • PHYS 101-3 General Physics I
    • PHYS 120-3 Modern Physics and Mechanics
    • PHYS 125-3 Mechanics and Special Relativity
    • PHYS 140-4 Studio Physics - Mechanics and Modern Physics

    and one of:

    • PHYS 102-3 General Physics II
    • PHYS 121-3 Optics, Electricity and Magnetism
    • PHYS 126-3 Electricity, Magnetism and Light
    • PHYS 141-4 Studio Physics - Optics, Electricity and Magnetism

Lower Division Business Administration Requirements

Students complete all of:
  • BUS 251-3 Financial Accounting I
  • BUS 254-3 Managerial Accounting I
  • BUS 272-3 Behavior in Organizations
  • ECON 103-4 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 105-4 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • and one of:

    • BUEC 232-4 Data and Decisions I
    • STAT 270-3 Introduction to Probability and Statistics**

    and one of:

    • Engl 101-3 - Introduction to Fiction
    • Engl 102-3 - Introduction to Poetry
    • Engl 103-3 - Introduction to Drama
    • Engl 104-3 - Introduction to Prose Genres
    • Engl 105-3 - Introduction to Issues in Literature and Culture
    • Engl 199-3 - Introduction to University Writing
    • Phil 001-3 - Critical Thinking
    • Phil 100-3 - Knowledge and Reality
    • Phil 120-3 - Introduction to Moral Philosophy
    • WL 101W-3, 103W-3 or 104W-3

 

Upper Division Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Requirements

Students complete all of:

  • MBB 300-1 Special Topics in Biotechnology and Business
  • MBB 308-3 Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • MBB 309W-4 Biochemistry Laboratory
  • MBB 321-3 Intermediary Metabolism
  • MBB 322-3 Molecular Physiology
  • MBB 331-3 Molecular Biology

and:

  • any two 400 division MBB courses (except MBB 490 and 491), one of which can be fulfilled by completing BISC 303 or 333.

Upper Division Business Administration Requirements

Students complete all of:

  • BUS 303-3 Business, Society and Ethics
  • BUS 312-4 Introduction to Finance
  • BUS 336-4 Data and Decisions II
  • BUS 343-3 Introduction to Marketing
  • BUS 360W-3 Business Communication
  • BUS 393-3 Commercial Law
  • BUS 477-4 New Venture Planning
  • and one of:

    • BUS 347-3 Consumer Behavior
    • another marketing course

    and one of:

    • BUS 374-3 Organization Theory
    • BUS 381-3 Introduction to Human Resource Management