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Biotechnology BS - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 04.00 BIOLOGICAL SCI UNCLASSFD, CIP: 26.1201 Biotechnology)

Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences

26 Cary Hall
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-3005

Paul J. Kostyniak
Chair

Patricia A. Masso-Welch
Program Director

Leah Doherty
Undergraduate Program Advisor

Associated Programs

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
BIO 200LLB Evolutionary Biology M/SLI1 5
CHE 101LLR General Chemistry & CHE 113 Lab M/SLI1 5
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 16 or 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
CHE 102LR General Chemistry M/SLI2 4
CHE 114LAB General Chemistry Lab M/SLI2 1
BIO 201LEC Cell Biology M 3
BIO 211LAB Cell Biology Lab M 1
Pathway P 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 15 or 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
CHE 201LLR Organic Chemistry I M 5
MIC 301LLB Microbiology for Allied Health M 4
STA 119LEC Statistical Methods or PSY 207LLB Psychological Statistics or SOC 294LR Basic Stat for Social Sci M/MQR or M/MQR or M/MQR 4 or 4 or 4
Pathway P 3
Communication Literacy II CL2 3
Total Credits: 19
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
CHE 202LLR Organic Chemistry II M 5
PGY 300LEC Human Physiology M 4
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
MT 302LLB Instrumental Analysis M 4
MT 401LR Clinical Biochemistry M 4
MT 402LR Clinical Immunology Lecture M 3
MT 402LAB Clinical Immunology Laboratory M 1
Pathway P 3
Diversity in the United States DIV 3
Total Credits: 18
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
MT 434LEC Cell & Tissue Cult Tech M 4
MT 430LLB Bioseparation Techniques Lab M 3
MT 445SEM Biotechnology Career Prep M 1
PHI 237LR Medical Ethics: Values in Med or PHI 107LEC Ethics or PHI 217LEC Professional Ethics M or M or M 3 or 3 or 3
MTH 121LR Surv Calculus & Appl 1 or MTH 141LR College Calculus 1 M or M 4 or 4
Total Credits: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
MT 422LEC Biomolec Tech & Diag Lec M 3
MT 432LEC Intro to Medical Genetics M 1
MT 426LEC Techncl Commtn for Scient Prof M 3
PHY 101LR College Physics or PHY 151LAB College Physics Lab 1 M or M 5 or 5
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 13
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Technical Elective M 3
Technical Elective M 3
Technical Elective M 3
Technical Elective M 3
Total Credits: 12
Total Credits Required for Degree:
124
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: May 26, 2020 15:54:15