Curriculum Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

Discovery Core

Foundations Credits:
FCWR 101 Writing I: College Composition 3
FCWR 151 Writing II: Research Writing 3
FCSP 105 Foundations of Speech Communication 3
FCIQ 101 Foundations of Inquiry 3
FCSC 101 Foundations of Scientific Process 3
FCWR 302 Communication for Healthcare Careers 3
—OR—
FCWR 304 Comm for Technical Professions 3
    Total: 18 Credits
 
Seminars Credits:
ICBS 3XX Behavioral Science choice 3
ICLT 3XX Literature choice 3
ICPH 3XX Philosophy choice 3
ICSS 3XX Social Science/Economics choice 3
    Total: 12 Credits
 
Mathematics and Science Credits:
MATH 141 Precalculus 4
BIOL 110 General Biology I 4
    Total: 8 Credits
 

Major Requirements

Biology Credits:
BIOL 150 General Biology II 4
BIOL 235 Microbiology 4
BIOL 331 Virology 3
BIOL 335 Genetics 4
BIOL 340 Biochemistry 4
BIOL 341 Genetic Engineering 3
BIOL 355 Recombinant DNA Lab 3
BIOL 395 Introduction to Research Design 3
BIOL 431 Cell Biology 4
BIOL 441 Contemporary Biotechnology 3
BIOL 442 Bioprocessing 3
BIOL 493 Independent Research III 4
BIOL 494 Independent Research IV 4
    Total: 46 Credits
 
Chemistry Credits:
CHEM 110 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 150 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 250 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHEM 320 Environmental Chemistry 3
CHEM 420 Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3
    Total: 22 Credits
 
Mathematics Credits:
MATH 161 Applied Calculus 3
    Total: 3 Credits
 
Management (choose one) Credits:
SBES 420 Entrepreneurial Technology and Innovation Mgmt 3
MRKT 102 Introduction to Marketing 3
    Total: 3 Credits
 
Physics Credits:
PHYS 140 Physics for Life Sciences I 3
PHYS 141 Physics I Lab 1
PHYS 160 Physics for Life Sciences II 3
PHYS 161 Physics II Lab 1
    Total: 8 Credits
 
Science Electives Credits:
Consult with advisor on any Electives 3–4
 
Electives Credits:
Consult with advisor on any Electives 6
 
Total Required Credits = 129–130