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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

CHEMĀ  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