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Biotechnology Track Requirements

 

I. Program/Major Requirements

A. Biology Courses (40-44 credit hours):

BIOL 2107 & 2017L - Biological Principles I (4)
BIOL 2108 & 2108L - Biological Principles II (4)
BIOL 3000K - Genetics (4)
BIOL 3100K - Microbiology (4)
BIOL 3310K - Molecular Biology (4)
BIOL 3400K - Cell Physiology (4)
BIOL 4350K - Cell and Tissue Culture (4)
BIOL 4600K - Biotechnology (4)
BIOC 3111K - Biochemistry I (4)

At least 3 additional upper level BIOL courses from the following: (9-11 credits)

BIOL2500K: Bioinformatics Tools and Databases (4) 
BIOL2800: Drug Development and Regulation (3)
BIOL3200K: Applied Molecular Biology Laboratory (4)
BIOL4410: Immunology (3)
BIOL4420K: Advanced Immunology (4)
BIOL4300: Virology (3)
BIOL4550: Cancer Biology (3)
BIOC3112K: Biochemistry II (4)
BIOC4200: Medicinal Chemistry (3)

 

B. Chemistry Courses (16 credit hours):

CHEM 1211 & 1211L - Principles of Chemistry I (4)
CHEM 1212 & 1212L - Principles of Chemistry II (4)
CHEM 2511K - Organic Chemistry I (4)
CHEM 2512K - Organic Chemistry II (4)

C. Physics Courses (8 credit hours):
PHYS 1111 & 1111L - Introductory Physics I (4)
PHYS 1112 & 1112L - Introductory Physics II (4)

D. Math Courses (7 credit hours):
MATH 2253 - Calculus I (4)
MATH 2260 - Probability and Statistics I (3)

E. Additional Courses (3 credit hours):        TCOM 2010 - Technical Writing (3)

II. Required courses outside of program/major

Essential Skills (Area A; 10 credit hours):
ENGL 1101 - English Composition I (3)
ENGL 1102 - English Composition II (3)
MATH 1113 - Precalculus (4) 

Institutional Options (Area B; 4 credit       hours):
SPCH 2400 - Public Speaking (2)
STS 2400 - Science, Technology, and Society (2)

Humanities/Fine Arts (Area C; 6 credit     hours [2 courses]):
Literature (3)
Arts & Culture (3)

Social Sciences (Area E; 12 credit hours [4 courses]):
American Context (3)
World History (3)
Behavioral Sciences (3)
Cultures & Societies (3)

III. Free electives (7-9 hours)