Biotechnology (Bachelor of Science, B.S.)
The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biotechnology is designed to prepare students for careers in the growing biotechnology industry in St. Joseph and beyond. Students with a B.S. degree in Biotechnology will be qualified to enter the workforce as bench scientists.
|Students must complete General Studies courses||42-47|
|Life Science Courses:|
|BIO 105||Principles of Organismal Biology||4|
|BIO 106||Principles of Cell Biology||4|
|BIO 410||Molecular Cell Biology||4|
|or BIO 431||Molecular Biology|
|Physical Science Courses:|
|CHE 111||General Chemistry I||5|
|CHE 120||General Chemistry II with Qualitative Analysis||5|
|CHE 310||Organic Chemistry I||3|
|CHE 311||Organic Chemistry Laboratory I||2|
|CHE 321||Quantitative Analysis||4|
|MAT 132||Elementary Statistics 1||3|
|PHY 110||College Physics I||4|
|Business & Ethics Courses:|
|GBA 210||Business Statistics I 1||3|
|GBA 211||Business Law I||3|
|ECO 261||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|MGT 350||Organizational Behavior||3|
|MKT 301||Principles of Marketing||3|
|Select an additional six credit hours of upper-division Biology or Chemistry courses||6|
- Earn a minimum of 124 credit hours, including 60 from a senior college (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
- Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses. Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
- Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
- Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments.
- Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPA of at least 2.0.
- Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.