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B.A.S. in Biotechnology Program Details

Overview of the B.A.S. in Biotechnology here.

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Applications deadlines:
For scholarship consideration, apply for admission to the University by May 1 for fall semester or Nov. 1 for spring semester.

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Bachelor of Applied Science in Biotechnology

Admissions criteria:

The admissions requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Biosciences include:

  1. 24 or more transferable credit hours
  2. GPA of 2.5 or higher
  3. International students must also meet the English proficiency, visa/I20, and financial support documentation.

 

Curriculum and requirements:

The Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology requires students to complete 120 hours of coursework.

 

General Science Requirements

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

Foundation of Chemistry I

5

CHEM 130

Foundation of Chemistry II

5

CHEM 135

Organic Chemistry I or Fund. Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 330 or CHEM 310

Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

2

CHEM 331

College Physics

4

PHSX 114

Principles of Molecular & Cell Biology

4

BIOL 150 or BIOL 151

Principles of Organismal Biology

4

BIOL 152 or BIOL 153

Principles of Genetics

4

BIOL 350

Introductory Biochemistry, Lectures

3

BIOL 600

One additional biology elective 3  

 

B.A.S. Core Curriculum (9 Hours)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

Science Communications or Intro to Organizational Communication or Effective Business Communication

3

BTECH 310 or COMS 310 or COMS 330

Elementary Statistics or Biostatistics

3

MATH 365 or BIOL 570

Survey of Mgmt. & Leadership or Project Management

3

MGMT 305 or PUAD 407

 

Biotechnology Requirements (31 credit hours)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

Research Methods in Biotechnology

3

BTEC 300

Molecular & Microbial Techniques

4

BTEC 305

App. Separation Science & Quant Analysis

6

BTEC 475

Selected Topics in Biotechnology

2

BTEC 494

Applied Immunology

3

BTEC 400

Biotechnology Ethics and Responsible Conduct of Research

3

BTEC 501

Biotechnology Capstone I

3

BTEC 540

Bioinformatics

2

BTEC 550

Biotechnology Internship

6

BTEC 599

Biotechnology Regulations, QC & QA

3

BTEC 630

Biotechnology Capstone II

3

BTECH 640

Biotech or Biology Jr/Sr Elective (only required if student enrolls in just 3 hours of BTEC 599)

-

BTEC/BIOL

 

 KU Core

The KU Core is the university-wide curriculum that all incoming students will fulfill as part of their degree, in addition to degree-specific and major requirements. Completion of an AA degree at a Kansas community college satisfies KU Core goals 1-3. For more information, visit: kucore.ku.edu.

 

Critical Thinking & Quantitative Literacy | 2 Units

GE11: Critical Thinking (Will be met by major requirements)

GE12: Quantitative Literacy (Will be met by major requirements)

 

Communication | 3 Units

GE21: Written Communication 1

GE21: Written Communication 2

GE22: Oral Communication (Public Speaking recommended)

 

Breadth of Knowledge | 3 Units

GE3H: Arts and Humanities

GE3N: Natural Sciences with lab (Will be met by major requirements)

GE3S: Social Sciences (Intro to Psychology recommended)

 

Culture and Diversity | 2 Units

AE41: Human Diversity (Sociology recommended)

AE42: Global Culture/Awareness

 

Social Responsibility and Ethics | 1 Unit

AE51: One course

 

Integration and Creativity | 1 Unit

AE61: Analyzing and Combining Ideas (Will be met with Capstone course BIOL 599)

Please see the program advisor for additional details.


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