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For more information on the Biotechnology major
Required Credits in Major: 64
Program Code: BS-BIOT
Biology Majors must earn a C- or better in all core courses prior to taking upper-level (3000-4000) Biology courses.
Biology Majors must earn a C- or better in all core courses in order to graduate.
Biology Majors are only allowed to repeat a core course once.
Required Course: 1
Required Credits: 40
Two (2) University Core Curriculum courses are specified for this major:
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Required Credits: 0-6
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Required Credits: 31
Required Courses: 1
Minimum Credits: 3
BIO 3120 may not be used to fulfill this requirement
Required Courses: 1
Required Credits: 3
Required Credits: 24
All of the following three (3) Chemistry courses:
One (1) of the following three (3) Mathematics courses
One (1) of the following two (2) course Sequences:
Required Courses: 2
Two (2) Technology Intensive courses are completed within the major requirements:
No additional Technology Intensive courses are required for graduation.
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Required Courses: 4
One Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the University Course curriculum, Area 2B: ENG 1100
One Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the Biology Major requirements:
Two additional Writing Intensive courses are required for graduation.
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