Degree Requirements for the B.S. in Biology with Biotechnology Concentration

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Students seeking a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology and a Concentration in Biotechnology must complete the following courses:

1. Biology courses

Minimum GPA of 2.0

BIOL 2010 Intro Biology-Cells
BIOL 2110 Intro Biology-Animals
BIOL 2120 Intro Biology-Plants
BIOL 3120 Research Design & Analysis
BIOL 3010 General Genetics
BIOL 3020 General Physiology
BIOL 4100 Evolution
BIOL 4910 Senior Seminar

b. Concentration specific:

BIOL 3410 Microbiology
BIOL 4440 Molecular Genetics
BIOL 4450 Bioinformatics
CHEM 2400 Foundations of Biochemistry
and one of the following required:

BIOL 4200 Medical Microbiology
BIOL 4350 Environmental Microbiology
BIOL 4460 Evolutionary Genetics
Or any 400 level course with lab by consent of advisor

2. Cognates

Minimum GPA of 2.0

CHEM 1000 Foundations of Chemistry
CHEM 1001 Foundations of Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 1100 Foundations of Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 2300 Foundations of Organic Chemistry
CHEM 2400 Foundations of Biochemistry
CHEM 3300 Organic Chemistry
CHEM 3301 Organic Chemistry Laboratory
MATH 2010 Calculus for the Biological and Chemical Sciences OR Math 2510 Calculus I
PHYS 2110 College Physics I
PHYS 2120 College Physics II


3. General Education

Area A4 – Satisfied by Biology Majors Courses
Areas B1-B2 – Satisfied by Biology Majors Courses