Senior Assessment

SAM FormatRequiredDetails
Honors, if eligible No Starting in 2014, students in BBMB will no longer apply for honors. Instead, honors will be awarded based on excellence in coursework, senior exams, and (especially) senior research.  Honors criteria are explained in the BBMB majors' handbook.
Senior Seminar Yes  Seminar is required, but is done for credit (BBMB400); not part of senior assessment
Thesis Required Yes  Thesis is required, but is done for credit (BBMB390); not part of senior assessment
Oral Thesis Defense No  
Oral Exam Yes One hour oral exam includes two faculty.
Written Exam(s) Yes Students take the GRE subject examination in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Pre-Thesis Oral No