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Bachelor of Science - Genetics

COSAM's undergraduate degree in genetics can prepare you for a rewarding career in science. If you are fascinated by the building blocks of the genetic code, then you should consider this degree. 

Students who earn a degree in genetics will be better prepared for rewarding careers in research, agriculture, ecological work in national parks or major gardens, forensics, genetic counseling, and academia.

Students who complete this program can apply to professional schools such as medical, pharmacy or veterinary schools 

Of the 120 hours to complete this degree, 65 hours will be in major courses such as Genetics and Lab, Genomic Biology, Molecular Genetics and Developmental Genetics. 




You will learn about:

  • Mutations
  • Patterns of inheritance
  • Whole genome analysis
  • Interactions between genes and the environment

“COSAM has exceptional opportunities for undergraduate students to pursue research and interact with scientific mentors,” explained COSAM’s Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Robert Boyd. “Our college can help students gain valuable experience in the lab early on while building a solid foundation for science and discovery in the classroom.”