BS, Biological Sciences, Concentration in Molecular Biology

Description of the Program:

San Jose State has an outstanding curriculum in molecular biology that includes courses providing a strong theoretical background and intensive, hands-on laboratory experience. Graduates from this program typically pursue graduate degrees or careers in the biotechnology industry. Biotechnology is one of the most rapidly growing industries in the Bay Area and the world with an accelerating need for employees with training in the biological sciences. Career opportunities are numerous and varied, including careers in research, drug development, gene therapy, quality assurance, marketing, patent law, and management. More details about the industry.

Course Requirements:

BS, Biological Sciences, Concentration in Molecular Biology course requirements

Four Year Roadmap:

These are sample 4-year academic plans for our degree programs. In practice, most students don't follow the roadmap to the letter, but use it as a guide. With the help of their advisors, students are expected to  create their own academic plan.

BS, Biological Sciences, Concentration in Molecular Biology Roadmap [pdf]