The B.S. program is designed especially for students with a strong commitment to research and includes an intensive introduction to modern laboratory procedures. B.S. program majors have an opportunity to carry out research in faculty laboratories during their junior and senior years after they have completed their required MB&B laboratory course. This program is readily adapted to permit qualified majors to enter the combined B.S./M.S. program that leads to the simultaneous award of the two degrees at the end of four years in Yale College.
In absence of AP in any of the natural sciences or mathematics, and depending on the specific courses taken, completion of 12.5 credits of science courses are required for the completion of the B.S. Degree.