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DRAFT Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 DRAFT

CatalogUndergraduateCollege of Arts and SciencesBSCIBS in Biotechnology

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

Program RequirementsCredits
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology 
Total Credit Hours121
Core Requirements:  Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.  Program Admission Requirements:  See "Admission Requirements" on the department catalog page.  Other Program Requirements:  See "Other Program Requirements" on the department catalog page.  Graduation Requirements:  All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.    
University College Core Curriculum39
Transitional Studies - University Studies12
Select one option from the following:  (UNIV  101  And  UNIV  102)  Or  UNIV  110  Or  UNIV  111    
Transitional Studies - Life Skills2
Select two credits from the following:  FINC  100  Or  GEOG  110  Or  HEED  112  Or  PEDU  101  Or  PEDU  107  Or  PEDU  112  Or  PEDU  120  Or  PEDU  122  Or  PEDU  130  Or  PEDU  132  Or  PEDU  140    
Communication Skills - Written Communication3
ENGL  110    
Communication Skills - Oral Communication3
Select one from the following:  BADM  215  Or  SPEE  200    
Information Literacy3
ENGL  120    
Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking23
PHIL  110  Or  PHIL  220    
Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning33
MATH  129    
Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences48
BIOL  150  And  CHEM  141  And  CHEM  142    
Scientific Literacy - Social Sciences3
Select one from the following:  ECON  211  Or  ECON  212  Or  GEOG  210  Or  HIST  212  Or  POLI  200  Or  POLI  210  Or  POLI  220  Or  PSYC  210  Or  SOCI  210    
Humanities and Creative Arts3
Select one from the following:  ART  210  Or  COMM  220  Or  ENGL  220  Or  ENGL  223  Or  ENGL  240  Or  ENGL  250  Or  ENGL  253  Or  HIST  210  Or  HUMN  211  Or  HUMN  212  Or  MUSI  210  Or  MUSI  225  Or  MUSI  260  Or  PHIL  210  Or  RELI  215  Or  THEA  203    
Global Literacy53
Select one from the following:  ANTH  210  Or  ART  150  Or  ART  215  Or  BADM  210  Or  CHIN  110  Or  CHIN  120  Or  ENGL  211  Or  ENGL  212  Or  FREN  110  Or  FREN  120  Or  GEOG  220  Or  GLBL  200  Or  HIST  110  Or  HIST  120  Or  HIST  270  Or  PHIL  211  Or  POLI  230  Or  SOCI  150  Or  SPAN  110  Or  SPAN  112  Or  SPAN  120  Or  SPAN  122  Or  THEA  242  Or  YORU  110  Or  YORU  120    
Ethics and Civic Engagement23
Select three credits from the following:  BADM  220  Or  CRJC  203  Or  EDUC  211  Or  ENGL  232  Or  ENGL  233  Or  ETCE  101  Or  ETCE  102  Or  ETCE  103  Or  ETCE  200  Or  GEOG  270  Or  HCM  200  Or  HIST  211  Or  PHIL  120  Or  PHIL  212  Or  PNUR  210  Or  POLI  150  Or  SWRK  220    
Notes 
1UNIV 101-102 required for all first time students; UNIV 110 required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111 may be required based on academic performance.
2Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
3MATH 121 may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.
4At least one natural science class must include a lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.
5Not required for students with 30+ transfer credits from a foreign institution. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
 
Program Requirements82
Required Science Courses34
BIOL  200  And  BIOL  330  And  BICH  411  And  BTCH  210  And  BTCH  220  And  BTCH  230  And  BTCH  360  And  BTCH  410  And  BTCH  440  And  BTCH  450  And  BTCH  490  OR BTCH elective    
Correlative Requirements24
CHEM  161  And  CHEM  162  And  CHEM  220  OR  CHEM  223  And  CHEM  224  And  CHEM  310  And  MATH  142  And  PHYS  111  OR  PHYS  121  And  PHYS  112  Or  PHYS  122    
Biotechnology Electives9
Select from the following:  BTCH  310  Or  BTCH  320  Or  BTCH  340  Or  BTCH  350  Or  BTCH  425  Or  BTCH  435  Or  BTCH  460    
Required Science Electives9
Select from the following:  BICH  412  Or  BIOL  350  Or  BIOL  490  Or  BOTN  210  Or  CHEM  223  And  CHEM  224  Or  CHEM  225  And  CHEM  226  Or  CHEM  400  Or  PHYS  301  Or  PHYS  302  Or  ZOOL  370  Or  ZOOL  410  Or  ZOOL  430    
Supporting Electives6
Select from the following:  CSC  100  Or  CSC  104  Or  BADM  209  Or  BADM  216  Or  ECON  211  Or  ECON  212  Or  ECON  321  Or  PHIL  370  Or  STAT  400    

 

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