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MS/JD: Master's in Biotechnology and Law Degree

Admission Requirements:

 

- The M.S degree in Biotechnology requires the following class, but the School of Law does not give credit for it.

Course Code Credit Hours
Internship GBTC/BTEC 6001 4-6 Hours

 

- 12 Hour Credit from Law School: The TTU Law School credits a maximum of 12 hours for the completion of the following MS courses:

Course Code Credit Hours
Biochemistry I* CHEM 5330 3
Introduction to Biotechnology* GBTC/BTEC 6301 3
Biotechnology GBTC/BTEC 6101 1
Seminar*   2 Semesters
Biochemistry III* CHEM 5332 3
Responsible Conduct of Research* GSBS 5101 1
Biomedical Informatics* GBTC 6202 2
Advanced Cell Biology BIOL/BTEC 5302 3
Microbial Genetics BTEC/MBIO 5408 4 (3 hours lab/week)
Nucleic Acids BTEC/CHEM 5339 3
Regulation of Gene Expression BIOL 6315 3
Molecular Genetics and Genomics PSS 6324 3
Microbe-Plant Interactions MBIO 5303 3

 

- 12 Hour credit from Center for Biotechnology & Genomics: The TTU Center for Biotechnology & Genomics credits a maximum of 12 hours for the completion of the following JD courses:

Course Code Credit Hours
Law and Biotechnology** 6245 2
Law and Science** 6238 2
Law and Bio-terrorism 6244 2
Introduction to Intellectual Property 6231 2
International Business Transactions 6306 3
Environmental Law 6023 3
Agricultural Law 6021 2
Patent Law 6294 2
Public Health Law 6305 3
Administrative Law 6303 3

 

*Joint MS/JD Biotechnology candidates must take these courses as requirements for the MS degree.
**Joint MS/JD Biotechnology candidates must take these courses as additional law school requirements for the program.