2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog 
    
    Aug 13, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Online Catalog

Biotechnology, General Biotechnology Concentration, B.S.


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Biotechnology Requirements


This program requires a total of 48 to 55 semester hours: 1) 23 semester hours from Core courses and 2) 25-32 semester hours completed in one of the following concentrations: Food Safety and Quality Assurance, General Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobiotechnology and Nanofabrication, and Pharmaceutical Design. The semester hour value of each course appears in parentheses ( ).

Complete all of the following Biotechnology Core Courses - 23 semester hours:


General Biotechnology Concentration - 27 semester hours


Complete all of the following courses - 20 semester hours:


Recommended Sequence for the Full-time Student Completing the General Biotechnology Concentration


The sequence that appears below was developed based upon the availability of specific courses each semester and the successful completion of course prerequisites.

First Year


Total semester hours: 13

Spring Semester


Total semester hours: 16

Summer Semester


Optional

Second Year


Total semester hours: 15

Spring Semester


Total semester hours: 16

Summer Semester


Optional

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total semester hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total semester hours: 15

Summer Semester


Optional

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


Total semester hours: 13

Spring Semester


  • BTEC Concentration Electives (4 semester hours)
  • GEND Electives (6 semester hours)
  • Electives (5 semester hours)
  • (1 semester hour)
Total semester hours: 16

Summer Semester


Optional

General Biotechnology


The following sequence should be used by the student in this concentration who has an interest in a postbaccalaureate health-related degree (MD, DO, DDS, VMD). Other support for the student includes our Health Careers Society and faculty advisors.

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