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  Jul 03, 2022
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
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2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB), BS

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A B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology offers students a more focused study of molecular biology with numerous elective options in the degree plan.  This degree is ideal for students searching to further their education through graduate or professional school, including research, genetics, dentistry, medicine, and laboratory science.


Liberal Arts: 44 hours

All majors at Harding are required to complete 53 hours of Liberal Arts studies. The following Liberal Arts requirements are met within the content of the major:

  • Biology, mathematics and physical science are counted in the hours required for the major.

Major: 72 hours

* Laboratory Experiences - 1 course from:

+ Remaining hours from:


* BIOL 3700   may be used to meet requirements with approval from the department chair.

+ Additional courses from previously listed course cluster (Laboratory Experience) may also be applied toward the remaining hours if not taken to meet cluster requirements.

Remaining Bible/Electives: 12 hours

PHS 4100 , counted above in the major, should be taken the senior year and will satisfy the Bible requirement the semester in which it is taken.

See Bible Class Enrollment policy here.  

Total Hours: 128

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