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  • Minor in Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    Minor in Biochemistry and Biotechnology (22 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    BIOL 385/385L Molecular Biology with lab (4cr)
    CHEM 400/405 Biochemistry I with lab (4cr)
    CHEM 410 Biochemistry II (3cr)
    Biotechniques elective (Choose 1)
       BCBT 461 Nucleic Acids & Bioinformatics (3cr)
       BCBT 462 Cell Culture & Immunochemistry (3cr)
       BCBT 463 Proteomics & Advanced Chromatography (3cr)
    BCBT elective - at least 8 additional credits, no more than 1 credit from any combination of 397/497 courses
       Additional Biotechnique elective (BCBT 461, BCBT 462, BCBT 463)
       BCBT Certificate course (BCBT 420, BCBT 425, BCBT 430, BCBT 435)
       Physiology elective (BIOL 347 or BIOL 349 or BIOL 360, 4cr)
       BCBT 397, BCBT 497, BIOL 497, CHEM 397, CHEM 497
       BCBT 469 Internship
    TOTAL BIOCHEMISTRY & BIOTECHNOLOGY MINOR REQUIREMENTS = 22cr

    BIOL 385/385L Molecular Biology with lab (4)
    CHEM 400/405 Biochemistry I with lab (4)
    CHEM 410 Biochemistry II (3)

    BCBT 461 Nucleic Acids & Bioinformatics (3) or
    BCBT 462 Cell Culture & Immunochemistry (3) or
    BCBT 463 Proteomics & Advanced Chromatography (3)

    At least 8 additional credits from the following list:
    (no more than 1 credit from any combination of 397/497 courses)

    BCBT 397 BCBT Research (1-3)
    BCBT 420 Intro to Working in a Regulated BCBT Industry (4)
    BCBT 425 Intro to Validation in the BCBT Industry (4)
    BCBT 430 Intro to Quality Assurance and Control in BCBT Industry (4)
    BCBT 435 Ethics in the BCBT Industry (3)
    BCBT 461 Biotechniques: Nucleic Acids and Bioinformatics (3)
    BCBT 462 Cell Culture and Immunochemistry (3)
    BCBT 469 Internship (1-12)
    BCBT 497 Senior Research Thesis (1)
    BIOL 347/BIOL 347L Plant Physiology with lab (4)
    BIOL 349/BIOL 349L Human Physiology with lab (4)
    BIOL 360/BIOL 360L Cellular and Molecular Physiology with lab (4)
    BIOL 497 Undergraduate Research in Biology (1-3)
    CHEM 397 Undergraduate Research (1-3)
    CHEM 497 Senior Thesis (1)