Rhode Island College

2019-2020 Catalog


Modern Biological Sciences C.G.S.

Admission Requirements

  1. A completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  2. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.
  3. A bachelor’s degree in biology or related science, including courses in genetics and cellular/molecular biology.
  4. Three letters of recommendation.
  5. A minimum undergraduate G.P.A. of 3.00.

Course Requirements

First Semester

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 533Research Methods in Molecular Biology

4

As needed.
BIOL 560Graduate Seminar

1

Fall.
BIOL 691-696Directed Research

1-6

Fall, Spring, Summer.

BIOL 691-696: A minimum of 4 credit hours required.

Second Semester

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
One 400-level biology course, with consent of department chair

3-4

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 526Molecular Cell Physiology

3

As needed.
BIOL 531Mammalian Endocrinology

3

As needed.
BIOL 532Advanced Developmental Biology

4

As needed.

Total Credit Hours: 15-17