Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

BS in Biotechnology Degree Requirements (Pending BOR Approval)

ENGL 1101

Composition I

3

ENGL 1102

Composition II

3

TCOM 2010

Technical Writing

3

MATH 1113

Pre-calculus

4

MATH 2253

Calculus I

4

MATH 2260

Probability and Statistics

3

SPCH 2400

Public Speaking

2

STS 2400

Science, Technology, and Society

2

Area C Group 1

Take One Course from the Literature Group

3

Area C Group 2

Take One Course from the Art and Culture Group

3

Area E Group 1

American Context

3

Area E Group 2

World History

3

Area E Group 3

Behavioral Science

3

Area E Group 4

Cultures and Societies

3

SPSU 1001

Hitchhikers Guide to SPSU

1

PHYS 1211

Introductory Physics I

3

PHYS 1211L

Introductory Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 1112

Introductory Physics II

3

PHYS 1112L

Introductory Physics II Lab

1

CHEM 1211

Principles of Chemistry I

3

CHEM 1211L

Principles of Chemistry I Lab

1

CHEM 1212

Principles of Chemistry II

3

CHEM 1212L

Principles of Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 2511K

Organic Chemistry I

4

CHEM 2512K

Organic Chemistry II

4

BIOL 2107K

Biological Principles I

4

BIOL 2108K

Biological Principles II

4

BIOL 3000K

Genetics

4

BIOL 3100K

Microbiology

4

BIOL 4600K

Biotechnology

4

BIOL 3310K

Molecular Biology

4

BIOL 3400K

Cell Physiology

4

BIOL 4350K

Cell and Tissue Culture

4

BIOC 3111K

Biochemistry I

4

 

 

 

 

SELECT 3 ELECTIVES FROM THE FOLLOWING LIST

9-11

 

 

 

BIOL 2500K

Bioinformatics Tools and Databases

4

BIOL 2800

Drug Development and Regulation

3

BIOL 4410K

Immunology

3

BIOL 4420K

Advanced Immunology

4

BIOL 4300

Virology

3

BIOL 4550

Cancer Biology

3

BIOC 4200

Medicinal Chemistry

3

BIOC 3112K

Biochemistry II

4

 

Free Electives

7-9

 

 

 

 

Total Degree Hours

121

NOTE: PHYS 2211/2211L and PHYS 2212/2212L may be substituted for PHYS 1211/1211L and PHYS 1212/1212L

*THIS DEGREE IS PENDING BOR APPROVAL

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