Biology Major with Biotechnology Option, Bachelor of Science (BS)

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Required Biology Courses
BIOL 171BIOLOGY I5
BIOL 172BIOLOGY II5
BIOL 173BIOLOGY III5
BIOL 270BIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION3
BIOL 301MICROBIOLOGY5
BIOL 310FUNDAMENTALS OF GENETICS5
BIOL 436CELL BIOLOGY5
BIOL 438MOLECULAR BIOLOGY5
BIOL 485MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY5
BIOL 488MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY2
BIOL 489TOPICS IN MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY2
BIOL 490ABIOTECHNOLOGY CAPSTONE5
Choose from the following 10
BOTANY
VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
EPIDEMIOLOGY
MEDICAL BACTERIOLOGY
IMMUNOLOGY
VIROLOGY
HEMATOLOGY
EMBRYOLOGY
INTERMEDIARY METABOLISM
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING
CALCULUS II
Required Supporting Courses
CHEM 151GENERAL CHEMISTRY5
CHEM 152GENERAL CHEMISTRY5
CHEM 153GENERAL CHEMISTRY5
CHEM 304QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS6
CHEM 351ORGANIC CHEMISTRY4
CHEM 352ORGANIC CHEMISTRY4
CHEM 372ORGANIC CHEM LABORATORY I3
CHEM 480BIOCHEMISTRY5
MATH 161CALCULUS I5
MATH 380ELEMENTARY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS5
or BIOL 380 DATA ANALYSIS FOR BIOLOGISTS
PHYS 131INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I4
or PHYS 151 GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS 132INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS II4
or PHYS 152 GENERAL PHYSICS II
PHYS 133INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS III4
or PHYS 153 GENERAL PHYSICS III
PHYS 161MECHANICS LABORATORY1
PHYS 162HEAT AND OPTICS LABORATORY1
PHYS 163INSTRUMENTATION LAB I1
Total Credits124

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

demonstrate knowledge of evolution, diversity of life, and form and function of living organisms;

  • interpret observations through the creation, testing, analysis of hypotheses;
  • design laboratory or field experiments;
  • inspect data and apply basic statistics to their analysis and communication.
  • Write reports and prepare and deliver oral reports that:
  • demonstrate ability to use scientific journals, periodicals, and electronic media to access current biological information;
  • demonstrate ability to evaluate journal articles from the primary literature.