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Want to learn how to splice a gene? Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing fields in the world. It provides breakthrough technologies to combat disease, create new drugs, increase the worlds food supply, reduce our negative impacts on the environment and make industrial processes safer and cleaner.


As a biotechnology major, your schedule will include the following classes.


General Biology; Calculus; General Chemistry


Botany; Organic Chemistry I & II; College Physics I & II; Genetics


Cell Biology; Intro to Immunology; Biochemistry; Molecular Biology; Microbiology


Bioinformatics; Advanced Microbiology; Senior Seminar

Careers and Outcomes

Our biotechnology degree will help prepare you for careers in industry, academia, or government. With plenty of opportunities for doing research internships which will allow you to apply your knowledge in a hands-on fashion, the courses are highly focused to give you exactly what you need.

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Courses & Requirements

View the academic catalog to see all courses and requirements.

2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 2019 
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