Bachelor of Science in Biology with Biotechnology Option

About

The Bachelor of Science degree with Biotechnology Option will give you a strong background in biological processes. You’ll learn how to do research and conduct experiments. You’ll study molecular biology and choose from a variety of biology electives that cover topics such as epidemiology, virology, embryology and more.

For more information, contact Dr. Luis Matos at lmatos@ewu.edu.

Course Requirements

Curriculum & Requirements

Biology Major with Biotechnology Option, Bachelor of Science (BS)

Graduation Requirements: complete the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Major Field Test for Biology. See the Pre-Professional Programs catalog page for additional information.

Grade Requirements: a cumulative GPA ≥2.0 for all courses in student’s curriculum in Biology.

Required Biology Courses
BIOL 171BIOLOGY I5
BIOL 172BIOLOGY II5
BIOL 173BIOLOGY III5
BIOL 270BIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION3
BIOL 301MICROBIOLOGY5
BIOL 310FUNDAMENTALS OF GENETICS5
BIOL 436CELL BIOLOGY5
BIOL 438MOLECULAR BIOLOGY5
BIOL 485MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY5
BIOL 488MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY2
BIOL 489TOPICS IN MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY2
Choose from the following 10
BOTANY
VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
EPIDEMIOLOGY
MEDICAL BACTERIOLOGY
IMMUNOLOGY
VIROLOGY
HEMATOLOGY
EMBRYOLOGY
INTERMEDIARY METABOLISM
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING
CALCULUS II
Required Supporting Courses
CHEM 171
171L
CHEM 172
CHEM 172L
CHEM 173
CHEM 173L
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY III
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY III
15
CHEM 304QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS6
CHEM 351ORGANIC CHEMISTRY4
CHEM 352ORGANIC CHEMISTRY4
CHEM 372ORGANIC CHEM LABORATORY I3
CHEM 480BIOCHEMISTRY5
MATH 161CALCULUS I5
MATH 380ELEMENTARY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS5
or BIOL 380 DATA ANALYSIS FOR BIOLOGISTS
PHYS 131INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I4
or PHYS 151 GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS 132INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS II4
or PHYS 152 GENERAL PHYSICS II
PHYS 133INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS III4
or PHYS 153 GENERAL PHYSICS III
PHYS 161MECHANICS LABORATORY1
PHYS 162HEAT AND OPTICS LABORATORY1
PHYS 163ELECTRONICS LABORATORY I1
Required Senior Capstone
BIOL 490ABIOTECHNOLOGY CAPSTONE5
Total Credits124

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