Welcome to the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Undergraduate Program!

The Chemistry & Biochemistry Department and Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology Department co-sponsor the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology program. The following link provides a step-by-step guide to completing the major...

New Students
New students should review our Getting Started section.  Our Orientation provides a comprehensive introduction to the major.  Students just starting the major should reference our Enrollment Guide; for information on enrolling in any and all PBSci courses, see our Enrollment section.

Transfer Students
Transfer students planning to pursue a BMB major at UCSC should carefully review our Transfer Admissions information. To ensure you transfer with the appropriate course work to make the most of your education, all transfer students should complete the prescribed Transfer Preparation courses.  Once you have registered to attend UCSC, please follow our Transfer Orientation instructions for transitioning to UCSC.  We also offer tools for Academic Planning and Transfer Academic Plans to help you complete your degree.   

For information on getting enrolled in a science or math course, see our Enrollment section; enrollment updates, the current class schedule, and course catalog are available for each discipline.

Need help?  
If after reviewing the information provided within these pages you still need help navigating your major, contact Chemistry Advising.