Learning Goals

Upon graduation, a student will be able to:

Major-Specific Areas of Knowledge

Integrate concepts from biology, chemistry, and physics in order to understand the structure and function of biological molecules and the interactions of these molecules in cells and organisms.

Accessing Academic Community/Resources

Demonstrate the ability to read and critique the molecular life science literature.


Effectively communicate science orally and in writing.

Research Experience

Conceptualize and perform experiments to address a research question in the molecular life sciences.