Students must complete one approved capstone course within the biology components. The capstone requirement can be fulfilled by Regenerative Biology (CELL 3400), Principles of Immunology (CELL 4250), Principles of Biomedical Writing (CELL 4260), Advanced Molecular Biology (CELL 4440), Genome Biology (CELL 4450), Molecular Biology of Cancer (CELL 4710), Independent Studies (CELL 4910/4920), or Honors Thesis (CELL 4990/5000).
Independent Study projects must be laboratory research projects that are taken for 3 hours credit. The student must register for a Capstone Component (CELL 5110) and complete additional requirements. Registration for Capstone Components (CELL 5110) is by departmental approval.
The requirements to add the CELL 5110 Capstone to any Independent Study (CELL 4910 or CELL 4920) are the following: