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A biology major must successfully complete the following courses:
Eleven credits of advanced biology, selected by the student and advisor. Electives must include:
At least two Harvey Mudd laboratory courses, selected from:
One Harvey Mudd seminar-style course (requiring student presentations and reading from the primary literature), some examples include:
Related non-biology technical courses may be substituted for advanced biology courses with permission of the department. With prior departmental permission, up to two credits of Biology 197 may count as Biology Electives.
Four semesters of Biology Colloquium:
The colloquium requirement is waived for any semester during which a student is away on a study abroad program.
Two semesters (at least 6 credits total) of Senior Thesis Research:
Or an approved biology-related Clinic: