Cell & Molecular Biology at John Carroll University
Virtually all biological opportunities pose specific questions that must be answered at the cell and molecular biology level. Know why cancer occurs or why organisms age, you must first understand what changes and interactions at the cell and molecular level of organization are involved. At John Carroll, you’ll learn basic biological and chemical principles, such as cellular respiration and photosynthesis, transport processes, and DNA replication, and build foundational skills in your first year. After these introductory courses, you’ll explore more deeply subjects such as genetics, biotechnology, cell biology, and microbiology.
John Carroll biology faculty will be your academic advisors—this has real benefits as you're building your individual maps for degree completion (particularly when adding other majors or minors to the plan), needing help in making decisions about career plans, understanding how to change majors, or finding internship opportunities.
The Bachelors of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology program prepares you for careers in medicine, biomedical research, biotechnology, pharmacy, healthcare, teaching, and other professions requiring a strong foundation in cellular and molecular processes. This major also prepares students for graduate study in fields such as cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, pharmacology, and biochemistry.