Suggested Degree Pathway for Biology - Biotechnology Option


For students who entered fall 2014 to spring 2015.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.1110 Principles of Biology I 3
BIOL.1170L Experimental Biology I 1
BIOL.1160 Freshmen Seminar 1
CHEM.1210 Chemistry I 3
CHEM.1230L Chemistry I Lab 1
ENGL.1010 College Writing I 3
xxxx.xxxx Gen.Ed. Social Science2 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.1120 Principles of Biology II 3
BIOL.1180L Experimental Biology II 1
CHEM.1220 Chemistry II 3
CHEM.1240L Chemistry II Lab 1
MATH.1380 Calc. for Life Sciences I 4
ENGL.1020 College Writing II 3
Total 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.2400 Ecol., Evol., & Conservat.1 3
MATH.2830 Statistics1 3
CHEM.2210 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM.2290L Organic Chem. I Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Gen.Ed. Social Science2 3
Total 13/15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.2200 Principles of Cell Biology1 3
BIOL.2330L Exp. Methods in Biology1 2
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective I1/5 3
CHEM.2230 Organic Chemistry IIB 3
CHEM.2300L Organic Chem. II Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Gen.Ed. Arts/Human.2 3
Total 14/15

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.2350 Genetics1 3
BIOL.2370 Problems in Genetics1 1
BIOL.4xxx Biotechnology Lecture I1/3 3
PHYS.1030 General Physics I 3
PHYS.1030L General Phys. I Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Gen.Ed. Social Science2 3
Total 14

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.4190 Biochemistry1 3
BIOL.4210L Techniques of Biochem.1 2
BIOL.3/4xxx Biology Elective1/4 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective II1/5 3
PHYS.1040 General Physics II 3
PHYS.1040L General Phys. II Lab 1
xxxx.xxxx Gen.Ed. Arts/Human.2 3
Total 18

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.4510 Senior Seminar1 2
BIOL.4xxx Biotechnology Lecture/Lab I3 4-5
BIOL.4xxx Biotechnology Lecture II3 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective III5 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective IV5 3
Total 13/14

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
BIOL.4xxx Biotechnology Lecture/Lab II3 4-5
BIOL.4xxx Biotechnology Lecture/Lab III3 4-5
xxxx.xxxx Gen.Ed. Arts/Human.2 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective V5 3
Total 14/16
Total Minimum Credits = 120

1Courses may be taken either in fall or spring term of the academic year.

2The General Education (Gen. Ed.) Breadth of Knowledge Electives for SS and AH may be taken in any order. Consult the General Education web site for the list of approved courses. One Ethics course (E) and one Diversity course (D) need to be included among the total of six AH and SS courses.

3Biotechnology lecture and laboratory courses selected from the approved list (total of 5 courses, minimum of 3 with the corresponding labs). Courses can be taken at the graduate level with permission of the instructor.

4Biology elective can be any 3000-4000 level biology course. Course can be taken at the graduate level with permission of the instructor.

5Any UML course xxxx.1010 and above will fulfill the Free Elective requirement (exception Math courses must be above the level of Calculus I). Additional Biology lecture and laboratory courses (with BIOL prefix) may be taken to fulfill the Free Elective requirement. Courses with LIFE prefix cannot be used.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last updated: 10/17/2017