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Biotechnology Minor - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: , CIP: 26.1201 Biotechnology)

Department of Biological Sciences

109 Cooke Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1300

Derek Daniels

Lara Hutson
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Completing the Biotechnology Minor Program

Academic Requirements

A minimum combined GPA of 2.000 in biology courses and a minimum combined GPA of 2.000 in required chemistry courses is needed for successful completion of the minor.

Transfer Credit Policy

Courses from other institutions that have been previously evaluated in comparison to UB courses are listed on UB's course articulation website, TAURUS. For courses not listed, students can submit a new request to TAURUS.

SUNY Seamless Transfer is a SUNY-wide program intended to make transferring to UB and other SUNY Schools simple and efficient for SUNY students. SUNY has defined courses that SUNY students can take before transferring which will apply to the major at UB and ensure timely graduation.

Information about the Transfer Path for this major can be found on the SUNY website.

Students are encouraged to contact their academic advisor or department to discuss how their coursework will apply to their degree.

Prerequisite Courses

BIO 201 Cell Biology
BIO 211 Cell Biology Lab

Required Courses

BIO 305 Fundamentals of Biological Chemistry
BIO 315 Fundamentals of Biological Chemistry Laboratory
BIO 319 Genetics
BIO 329 Genetics Laboratory OR BIO 332 Advanced Molecular Biology Laboratory

Pre-approved BIO electives (BIO 302 Molecular Biology, BIO 401 Advanced Biological Chemistry, or BIO 404 Advanced Molecular Genetics) to reach 22 credit hours of biology-related coursework for the minor.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Biotechnology Minor
Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificateā€ƒ22

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or minor requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Nov 16, 2022 15:55:18