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Explore how life works from a biochemical, cellular and molecular perspective through a combination of lectures, labs, seminars and hands-on research experience. The MBB undergraduate program provides a broad and rigorous foundation in the Life Sciences, and flexible upper division courses that allow students to focus on their areas of interest as well as meet entry requirements for Medical School, Dental School and other professional programs. Joint Majors with Business and with Computing Science are also offered.

What can I do with an MBB major?

  • Medical School
  • Dental School
  • Veterinary School
  • Graduate School in a wide variety of disciplines, including:
    biochemistry, cell biology, genomics, molecular biology, genetics, biophysics, immunology
  • Other professional programs
    (Pharmacy, Genetic Counseling, Masters of Technology, Bioinformatics)
  • High School Chemistry and Biology teacher
  • Lab technician
  • Forensics
  • And more!


MBB Co-op

The MBB science Co-op program integrates paid workplace learning with academic studies. Students complete a minimum of three work terms, alternating work and study semesters.

Why Join Co-op?

  • Gain valuable work experience in a laboratory
  • Earn money for your education
  • Build a network of professional contacts
  • Hone your job search and resume skills
  • Develop strong interviewing skills

How do you apply?

Complete the online application form. You will be contacted by e-mail to set up a meeting and discuss your next steps.

MBB Co-op coordinator:
Susan Mandley
Science Co-op Program

General Inquiries

Nancy Suda
Undergraduate Program Assistant


MBB Advising


For a course to be accepted as fulfilling a prerequisite for any upper division MBB course, a student must have obtained a minimum grade of C.

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Missing an Exam

If you miss an exam due to medical reasons you may be required to complete and submit this form to your instructor.