College of Arts and Sciences
With a well-rounded education in biology, all tracks prepare undergraduates for entry into graduate schools, health related fields (medical, nursing, dentistry, veterinary) and the job market, including careers in scientific research, conservation, environmental law and policy, biotechnology, forensics, agriculture, education, science policy, non-profits, and local, state and federal agencies. The availability of various tracks allows students to tailor a degree program towards their specific interests.
Molecular biology is the study of cells and molecules, like DNA, RNA, and proteins. Through these studies, molecular biologists aim to determine how these molecules function and interact within cells and how cells communicate with each other in living organisms.
For a complete list of courses that meet Rockhurst Core Curriculum requirements, see The Core Curriculum . View a sample four year degree plan for Biology, B.S. Molecular Track .