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M.S. in Biotechnology Course Schedule: Applied Sciences Track

First Year


Fall Semester Schedule

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BTEC 5338 Methods in Biotechnology 3
BTEC 6301 Introduction to Biotechnology 3
See List Below Choose 2 Electives (3 hrs each) 6
  Total Credit Hours 12

Spring Semester Schedule

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
GBTC 5101 Ethical Conduct 1
GBTC 6202 Biomedical Informatics 2
See List Below Choose 2 Electives (3 hrs each) 6
  Total Credit Hours 9

(Schedule for Summer I and Summer II depends on Option Chosen)

Second Year

    Hours Needed
Option 1 Thesis 18-24
Option 2 Internship 18-24
Option 3 Coursework 18-24

Total Credit Hours Needed for M.S. Degree: 39-45 hrs

TENTATIVE ELECTIVES FOR SPRING 2012

COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 5301 Advanced Genetics 3
BIOL 5302 Advanced Cell Biology 3
BIOL 5306 Advanced Cancer Biology 3
BIOL 5320 Advanced Molecular Biology 3
BIOL 6301-007 Molecular Microbiology of Pathogenic Eukaryotes 3
BIOL 6301-009 The Microbiology of Biofilms 3
BIOL 6301-054 Flow Cytometry & Cellular Immunology 3
BIOL 6301-072 Plant Stress 3
BIOL 6315 Regulation of Gene Expression 3
BIOL 6408 Research Techniques in Electron Microscopy 4
BOT 6304 Advanced Plant Molecular Biology 3
BOT 6409 Advanced Plant Development 4
CHEM 5304 Molecular Cloning 3
CHEM 5333 Proteins 3
CHEM 5335 Physical Biochemistry 3
MBIO 5301 Advanced General Microbiology 3
MBIO 5403 Immunobiology 4
MBIO 5404 Pathogenic Microbiology 4
MBIO 6302 Advanced Bacterial Physiology 3
PSS 5421 Genetically Modified Crops 4

NOTE:
*These electives were offered in Spring 2011 but may change for Spring 2012

*CHEM 5330, CHEM 5331, CHEM 5332 and CHEM 5334 will NOT be accepted for elective credit