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College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biotechnology (B.S.)


Student Learning Outcomes for Biotechnology:

Students will be able to:

  • Recall, synthesize, and apply material from multiple disciplines including biology, mathematics, chemistry, and physics.

  • Effectively research, synthesize, and communicate scientific information with an understanding of the importance of ethical scientific practice.

  • Design and carry out experiments to address biological questions.

  • Critically analyze and formulate logical conclusions from data.

  • Effectively demonstrate common laboratory techniques, doing so in accordance with accepted safety standards.

The Biotechnology curriculum prepares students for biological research careers utilizing new methodologies of microbiology and cellular and molecular biology and provides an additional option of study for students wishing to enter graduate school. Emphasizing “problem-based learning,” student internships and integration with the Core Curriculum, the major also provides a unique learning experience, stressing ethical use of technology, lifelong learning, and development of leadership skills.

Students interested in the Biotechnology major should consult Dr. Jodi Yorty.

At least seven credits from:


Take one Research or Internship:


A maximum of four credits can be applied to major; all additional credits will be considered free elective credits.