Biology - Minors

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Coordinator: Arthur Bos  

The program offers a minor in Biology to supplement the education of students in related disciplines including but not limited to biometry, bioinformatics, biochemistry, biophysics, psychology and anthropology. Twenty credits are required for the minor in biology, including BIOL 1011 and 1012, and 14 credits of elective biology courses.

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Coordinator: Ahmed Moustafa

The program offers a minor in bioinformatics for students interested in an academic or industrial career in computational biology for analysis of molecular data in health, diseases, environment and/or food research and industry.

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Coordinator: Arthur Bos

This is an interdisciplinary program coordinated by the biology and chemistry departments, in which students become involved in the study of environment-related problems at the national, regional and international levels. Completion of this minor requires 18 to 20 credits: nine to 10 credits each in the concentration and electives.

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Coordinator: Ahmed Abdellatif

The minor in biomedical sciences provides students with a useful complement to majors in sciences, engineering, business and humanities at AUC. The program offers directed study in human and animal systems to broaden the background of students wishing to pursue professional careers in the biomedical industry, biotechnology, bioinformatics, medicine and other related areas. This program fulfills the sciences requirements for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT®) and the Dental College Admission Test (DAT®). Students who wish to apply for medical, dental or other related biomedical graduate programs must complete all other course requirements for admission, as well as other application requirements and extracurricular activities.

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Coordinator: Ahmed Abdellatif

The track is open for all AUC undergraduate students and provides basic biological and physical science courses that prepare students for admission into medical schools abroad. The coursework for this track consists of 42 credits.

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