Sample M.S. Biotechnology Curriculum

Sample M.S. Curriculum in Biotechnology

The curriculum below is an example of how you can complete an M.S. in Biotechnology, meeting all of the requirements for the degree. This is a one-year degree and always begins in the second Summer Session.

Summer
  • T500:  Project Lab in Biotechnology (3 cr.)
  • T680:  Writing in Biotechnology (1 cr.)
Fall 
  • T500:  Project Lab in Biotechnology (3 cr.)
  • T508:  Theory and Application of Biotechnology (3 cr.)
  • T521:  Research Design and Ethics (2 cr.)
  • T501:  Topics in Biotechnology I (2 cr.)
  • Elective (3 cr)
Spring
  • T500:  Project Lab in Biotechnology (2 cr.)
  • T502:  Topics in Biotechnology II (2 cr.)
  • T440/540:  Structure, Function, and Regulation of Biomolecules (3 cr.)
  • Choice of Advanced Biotechnology Lab:
    • T515:  Theory and Application of Biotechnology Lab 1 (3 cr.) or
    • T525 Protein Expression, Purification, and Characterization Lab (3 cr.)
  • Elective (3 cr)
  • 1-year program begins at the start of the second summer session.
  • Electives will be selected from an approved list of courses in Biology, Biochemistry, Business, Chemistry, Informatics, Law, Statistics, or Medical Sciences.