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Major in Biotechnology



Requirements
BI 201 or BI 141             Cell Biology 4
BI 204                           Microbiology 4
BT 375                          Tissue Culture 4
BT 376                          Biotechnology 4
BT 410                          Biotechnology Seminar 1
CH 120 & CH 121          General Chemistry I & II 8
CH 201 & CH 203          Organic Chemistry I, plus Lab 5
CH 210                         Chemical Analysis 4
CH 410                         Biochemistry I 4

Plus two major electives that include:

Major Electives
BI 372                Immunology 4
BI 371                Molecular Biology 4
BI 252                Radiation Biology 4
BI 375                Virology 4
CH 350              Medicinal Chemistry 3
CH 202              Organic Chemistry II 3
CH 204              Organic Chemistry II Lab 2
PY 310              Modern Physics 3
CH 411              Biochemistry II 4
BI 341                Mycology 4
BT 377               Fermentation Technology 4
BT 378               Bioinformatics 4
And certain other BI 300, CH 300 and PY 300 level courses.

In addition, majors are expected to complete the following ancillary courses:

MA 190 Precalculus (may be waived), MA 200 Calculus I, MA 201 Calculus II or BI 203 Genetics, MA 150 Statistics, PY 221 & PY 222 General Physics I & II, CS 120 Microcomputer Applications, EN 252 Technical Writing or EN 253 Business Communications.

Requirements for a Major in Biotechnology and to meet the prerequisites for the Accelerated Pharmacy Program with Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science (Please see program description on page 55)

All of the courses listed for a major in biotechnology plus:
BI 140               Introduction to Organismal Biology
BI 141               Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology
CH 202             Organic Chemistry II
CH 204             Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

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