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Program Concentrations and Elective Courses

Graduate Program in Biotechnology 

Program Concentrations and Associated Elective Courses

1. Organismal/Environmental

  • Biol 310/510 Conservation Ecology*
  • Biol 320/520 Entomology
  • Biol 321/521 Animal Parasitology
  • Biol 330/530 Vertebrate Histology
  • Biol 345/545 General Virology
  • Biol 350/550 Evolution
  • Biol 365/565 Biology of Fishes*
  • Biol 375/575 Principles of Aquaculture*
  • Biol 430/630 Embryology and Animal Development
  • Biol 441/641 Plant Development:  An Organismal Perspective
  • Biol 443/643 Plant Tissue Culture
  • Biol 460/660 Environmental Microbiology*
  • Biol 595 Aquatic Animal Nutrition*
  • Biol 635 Animal Physiology*
  • Biol 605 Advanced Ecology*
  • Biol 671 Advanced Environmental Microbiology*
  • BT 598 Industry Internship*
  • BT 599 Special Topics in Biotechnology*
  • Chem 312/512 Environmental Chemistry*

2. Molecular/Microbial**

  • Biol 345/545 General Virology
  • Biol 350/550 Evolution
  • Biol 361/561 Microbial Genetics*
  • Biol 460/660 Environmental Microbiology*
  • Biol 443/643 Plant Tissue Culture
  • Biol 635 Animal Physiology
  • Biol 671 Advanced Environmental Microbiology*
  • BT 598 Biotechnology Industry Internship*
  • BT 599 Special Topics in Biotechnology*
  • Chem 312/512 Environmental Chemistry*
  • Chem 331/531 Biochemistry
  • Chem 333/533 Biochemistry Laboratory
  • Chem 425/625 Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Chem 631 Advanced Biochemistry*

*New course
**It is anticipated that new faculty hires in Biotechnology will develop courses for this concentration in their areas of expertise

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