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The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) is offered through the KU Undergraduate Biology Program. 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|
|Principles of Molecular and Cellular Biology||BIOL 150 or BIOL 151|
|Principles of Organismal Biology||BIOL 152 or BIOL 153|
|Principles of Genetics||BIOL 350|
|Introductory Biochemistry, Lectures||BIOL 600|
|Science Communications or Intro to Organizational Communication or Effective Business Communication||BTECH 310 or COMS 310 or COMS 330|
|Elementaryy Statistics or Biostatistics||MATH 365 or BIOL 570|
|Survey of Mgmt. & Leadership or Project Management||MGMT 305 or PUAD 607|
|Introduction to Biotechnology||BTEC 300|
|Molecular & Microbial Techniques||BTEC 305|
|App. Separation Science & QA||BTEC 475|
|Selected Topics in Biotechnology||BTEC 494|
|Applied Immunology||BTEC 400|
|Biotechnology Captstone I||BTEC 540|
|Biotechnology Internship||BTEC 599|
|Biotechnology Reg, QC & QA||BTEC 630|
|Biotechnology Capstone II||BTECH 640|
|Biotech or Biology Jr/Sr Elective||BTEC/BIOL|
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.
Please see the program academic advisor for additional details.
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.