Biotechnology Full Time Curriculum

Fall Year 1 (9-10 credits):
Core Course: MGMT 6740 or BCEN 6820 (3 credits)
BIOL 5550 Biotechnology (3 credits)
Biotech Elective (3-4 credits)*

Spring Year 1 (9-11 credits):
Core Course: STAT 5140 or ACTG 6100 (3 credits)
Biotech Elective (3-4 credits)*
Biotech Elective (3-4 credits)*

Fall Year 2 (12-13 credits):
Core Course: MGMT 6740 or BCEN 6820 (3 credits)
BIOL 6770 Issues in Biotechnology (2 credits)
Biotech Elective (3-4 credits)*
Biotech Elective (4 credits)*

Spring Year 2 (6 credits):
Core Course: MGMT 6740 or STAT 5140 (3 credits)
BCEN 6910 Internship (3 credits)


*Biotech electives are chosen by the student and his/her advisor with the student's professional goals in mind.

Approved Biotech Electives:
BIOL 5460 Human Genetics (SPRING only)
BIOL 5510 Food/Industrial Microbiology (FALL only)
BIOL 6350 Biostatistical Analysis (SPRING/FALL semesters)
BIOL 6380 Experimental Immunology
BIOL 6390 Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology
BIOL 6410 Advanced Transmitting Electron Microscopy (SPRING only)
BIOL 6430 Clinical and Pathogenic Microbiology (FALL only)
BIOL 6440 Advanced Virology (FALL only)
BIOL 6450 Advancements in Molecular Genetics (FALL only)
BIOL 6500 Special Problems in Biology (SUMMER/FALL semesters; Approval needed from Biotech faculty member AND
Dr. Seipelt)
BIOL 6590 Environmental Toxicology (SPRING only)
BIOL 6650 Seminar
BIOL 6660 Seminar
BIOL 6720 Animal Development (SPRING only)
BIOL 6730 Microbial Physiology and Biochemistry (SPRING only)
BIOL 6750 Plant Biotechnology (FALL only)
BIOL 6760 Bioinformatics (SPRING only)
CHEM 6510 Biochemistry II when taken with CHEM 6530 Biochemical Techniques (SPRING only)