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Undergraduate Certificate in Biotechnology

The university offers an undergraduate certificate program for biology majors who are interested in careers in biotechnology including biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, cell biology, and developmental biology. To earn the certificate, biology majors must enroll in the Biotechnology Certificate Program upon the completion of 60 credit hours, fulfill all the science (biology, chemistry math, and physics) course requirements for the B.S. degree in biology, and successfully complete the following courses:

Biol 2013, Genetics Laboratory
Biol 2482, Microbiology
Biol 2483, Microbiology Laboratory
Chem 2622, Organic Chemistry II
Biol 4614, Biotechnology Laboratory I
Biol/Chem 4712, Biochemistry
Biol 4713, Techniques in Biochemistry or
Chem 4733, Biochemistry Laboratory

One of the following courses:
Biol 4602, Molecular Biology
Biol 4612, Molecular Genetics of Bacteria

And one of the following courses:
Biol 4615, Biotechnology Laboratory II
Biol 4622, Molecular Cell Biology
Biol 4632, Nucleic Acid Structure and Function
Biol 4652, Virology
Biol 4842, Immunobiology
Chem 4722, Advanced Biochemistry

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