B.S. in Biotechnology (120 cr.)

The Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology provides you with a background in the biological and technical sciences in preparation for employment or advanced study. The degree program will prepare you for study beyond the baccalaureate, such as graduate school, medicine, dentistry, veterinary, pharmacy, or allied health.

General Education Requirements (39 cr)

Composition and Communication (9 cr)
  • Eng-W131 Elementary Composition I (3 cr)
  • Eng-W230 Science writing course (3 cr)
  • Spch-S121 Public Speaking (3 cr)
College Level Mathematics (3 cr)
  • Math-K300 Statistics (3 cr)
Behavioral and Social Sciences (9 cr)
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 cr)
Natural Science and Mathematics (9 cr)
  • Courses in the major satisfy this distribution requirement.

Additional Requirements (3-5 cr)

First Year Seminar (0-2 cr)
  • Ucol-U100 First Year Seminar (2 cr) is required for students entering the program will less than 12 credit hours of transferable credit.
Information Literacy (3 cr)

Degree Requirements (75 cr)

Natural Science & Mathematics Requirements (35 cr)
Biotechnology Requirements (31 cr)

*May test out of this course, but no credit will be awarded.

Biotechnology Electives (9 cr)
  • Biol-L211 Molecular Biology (3 cr)
  • Biol-L213 Molecular Biology Laboratory (2 cr)
  • Biol-M310 Microbiology (3 cr)
  • Biol-M315 Microbiology Laboratory (2 cr)
  • Chem-C324 Proteins & Enzymes (5 cr)
  • Chem-C485 Biosynthesis & Physiology (3 cr)
  • Other courses with instructor/advisor approval.
Electives (0-10 cr)
  • Additional courses to total 120 credits if needed after completing all other requirements.