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Bachelors of Biotechnology

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  • Science Manager
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  • Working Professional MBA Program
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Curriculum

The path to your career starts here.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) is offered through the KU Biology Department. A bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology consists of: 43-45 credit hours in general science, 9 credit hours in B.A.S. core curriculum, 31 credit hours in biotechnology major requirements and 6 credit hours of biotechnology elective requirements. Completion of the KU Core is also required for the degree.

Foundation of Chemistry I CHEM 130
Foundation of Chemistry II CHEM 135
Organic Chemistry I or Fund. Organic Chemistry CHEM 330 or CHEM 310
Organic Chemistry I Laboratory CHEM 331
College Physics PHSX 114
Calculus I MATH 115 or MATH 121
Principles of Molecular and Cellular Biology BIOL 150
Principles of Organismal Biology BIOL 152
Principles of Genetics BIOL 350 - Available Fall 2015
Fundamentals of Microbiology BIOL 400 - Available Summer 2015
Cell Structure and Function BIOL 416
Introductory Biochemistry, Lectures BIOL 600 - Available Summer 2015
Organizational Communication or Business Communication COMS 310 or COMS 330
Statistics or Statistics in Psychological Research MATH 365 - Available Summer & Fall 2015
or PSYC 210
Management or Project Management MGMT 305 - Available Fall 2015
or PUAD 607
Introduction to Biotechnology BTEC 300
Biotechnology Regulation and Documentation Processes BTEC 330
Biotechnology Research Methods and Applications I BTEC 340
Principles of Bioprocessing Laboratory I BTEC 341
Microbial Genetics Laboratory BTEC 405
Biotechnology Research Methods and Applications II BTEC 440
Principles of Bioprocessing Laboratory II BTEC 441
Applied Bioinformatics BTEC 450
Introduction to Quality Control/Quality Assurance in Biotechnology BTEC 460
Bioseparations Laboratory BTEC 475
Selected Topics in Biotechnology BTEC 494
Biotechnology Capstone Experience BTEC 599
Independent Study in Biotechnology BTEC 424
Ethical Issues in Biotechnology BTEC 501
Gene Expression Analysis BTEC 541
Protein Expression in Insect Cells BTEC 542
RNA Interference and Model Organisms BTEC 545
Bioanalytical Laboratory BTEC 547

In addition, students must complete the KU Core requirements. Overall, students will need to complete at least 120 total credit hours, including 45 hours at the junior/senior course level, to meet the KU bachelor degree requirements.

More information on each course is available in the course catalog. To see when each class is offered visit the KU Course Listings.

Please see the program academic advisor for additional details.

 

Biotechnology Scholarships

Students enrolled in KU’s biotechnology program are eligible for the Johnson County Education & Research Triangle Scholarship.

This scholarship is specifically for students who are enrolled in and admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program at the Edwards Campus that was funded by the Johnson County Education and Research Triangle tax. Preference will be given to students with financial need.

Requirements include residence in Johnson County, enrollment in a Triangle-funded program at the Edwards Campus, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0, completion of the FAFSA and enrollment in a minimum of six hours at KU Edwards Campus.


Questions?

Sandra Leppin
Senior Academic Advisor
BAS Biotechnology/BS Molecular Biosciences/Pre-Medicine
BS Information Technology
sandra.leppin@ku.edu
(913) 897-8511
(913) 897-8623 (Information Technology)