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Major Requirements

Minor Requirements

Sample Four Year Schedule (with no prior college credit)

Sample Four Year Schedule (with typical prior college credit)

Genetics - About the Degree

Course Descriptions

Summer Undergraduate Fellowships in Genetics

Cynthia Kenyon Outstanding Undergraduate Award

Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award

Applications for Research Course Approval

Department applications:

If you research is with a Genetics faculty member, use this form:

GENE4960R, GENE 4970R, GENE 4980R form (Genetics Faculty)

If your research is with a faculty member outside of the Department of Genetics please use this form:

GENE4960R, GENE 4970R, GENE 4980R or Prefix from another Department form (Outside of Genetics Faculty)


Any student wishing to complete a thesis is encouraged to contact Dr. Jonathan Eggenschwiler ( Dr. Eggenschwiler can help you at all stages of the thesis, including deciding if writing a thesis is the right choice for you and with all the mechanics of preparing your thesis. We have posted examples of excellent theses (the winners of our annual Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Awards).

GENE4990R form