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Requirements to Become an MBB Major

The Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (694) major is open to students beyond their first year who have received grades of C or better in courses taken toward the major or by special permission of the undergraduate director. Students should have completed or received Advanced Placement (AP) credit for General Biology (119:115/116/117), General Chemistry (160:161/162 or 163/164), Calculus (640:135 or 151) and at least one semester of Organic Chemistry (160:307 or 315).  A grade of C or better in courses credited toward the major is required for graduation.

Procedure to Register for the MBB Major

If you want to register for the MBB major, you must first declare MBB on the Rutgers MyMajor site.  You must then make an appointment to meet with the Dept. Undergraduate Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. He will review your transcript and discuss the courses required for the major and your goals after you graduate. 

MBB majors are usually SAS students and should sign up for the "694" major instead of 115. Biochemistry (115) majors follow the Biochemistry curriculum of the Department of the Biochemistry and Microbiology at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.