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B.S. Major Requirements:

 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
57-69
Biological Sciences 2A-2B-2C 15
Chemistry 2A-2B-2C 15
Chemistry 8A, 8B or 118A, 118B, 118C or 128A, 128B, 128C, 129A 6-12
Mathematics 16A, 16B, or 17A, 17B, or 21A, 21B 6-8
Physics 7A-7B 8
Plant Sciences 120 or Statistics 100 4
Biotechnology 1 4
Select one course from: 4
University Writing Program 101, 102A, 102B, 102C, 102D, 102E, 102F, 102G, 102H, 102I, 102J, 102K, 102L, 104A, 104B, 104C, 104D, 104E, 104F, 104I, 104T (may overlap with college composition requirement, may be waived by passing the upper division composition exam)
Depth Subject Matter
16-20
Biological Sciences 101 4
Biological Sciences 104 3
Molecular and Cellular Biology 121 or 161 3
Biotechnology 171 3
Internship or independent research; course 192 or 199 or Biotechnology 189L 3
Undergraduate research proposal: Biotechnology 188 (optional) 3
Honors undergraduate thesis (optional) 1
Areas of Specialization (choose one)
Fermentation/Microbiology Biotechnology Option
38-45
Microbiology 104; Biological Sciences 102 and 103, or Animal Biology 102 and 103; Microbiology 104L or Food Science and Technology 104L; Molecular and Cellular Biology 160L or Biotechnology 161A; One of Microbiology 115, 120, 140, 150, 170, Plant Pathology 130; and a second course from the previous list or one of Biological Sciences 181, 183, Molecular and Cellular Biology 182 23-30
Restricted Electives 15
Select from:
Biological Sciences 132, 181, 183, Biotechnology 150, 161B, 188, Chemistry 107A, 107B, 130A, 130B, Engineering: Chemical 161C, 161L, Engineering: Computer Science 124, 129, Evolution and Ecology 100, Food Science and Technology 102A, 102B, 104, 104L, 110A, 110B, 123, 123L, Microbiology 105, 105L, 115, 120, 140, 150, 155L, 162, 170, Molecular and Cellular Biology 120L, 164, 182, Plant Pathology 130, 140, Plant Sciences 174, Viticulture and Enology 124, 124L, 128, 135
Plant Biotechnology Option
38-45
Microbiology 101, Molecular and Cellular Biology 126, Plant Sciences 152, Biotechnology 160, 161A, 161B, Biochemistry: Biological Sciences 105; or Biological Sciences 102 and 103; or Animal Biology 102 and 103 28-35
Restricted Electives 10
Select at least one course from each of the following areas:
(a) Pests, Pathogens and Production: Biological Sciences 181, 183, Biotechnology 150, 188, Chemistry 130A, 130B, Engineering: Computer Science 124, 129, Entomology 110, Evolution and Ecology 100, Microbiology 115, 162, Molecular and Cellular Biology 120L, 164, 182, Nematology 100 or 110, Plant Pathology 120, 123, 130, 140, Plant Biology 143, Plant Sciences 153, 154, 172, 173, 174
(b) Growth and Development: Biotechnology 150, 188, Chemistry 130A, 130B, Evolution and Ecology 100, Microbiology 115, Molecular and Cellular Biology 120L, Plant Biology 105, 111, 112, 113, Plant Pathology 140, Plant Sciences 100A, 100AL, 100B, 100BL, 100C, 100CL, 157, 158
Animal Biotechnology Option
37-45
Microbiology 101, Animal Genetics 111, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101, Molecular and Cellular Biology 150 or 163, 182, Animal Science 170, Biochemistry: Biological Sciences 105; or Biological Sciences 102 and 103; or Animal Biology 102 and 103 27-35
Restricted Electives 10
Select at least one course from each of the following areas:
(a) Cell Biology/Microbiology/Immunology: Biological Sciences 183, Biotechnology 150, 161A, 161B, 188, Evolution and Ecology 100, Medical Microbiology 188, Microbiology 115, 162, Molecular and Cellular Biology 120L, 160L, Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology 126, 126L, 127, 128, Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology 200L, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 132, Plant Pathology 140
(b) Animal Reproduction and Breeding: Animal Genetics 107, Animal Science 131, 140, Avian Sciences 121, Biological Sciences 181, Evolution and Ecology 102, Molecular and Cellular Biology 164, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 121, 121L, Plant Pathology 140
Bioinformatics Option
38-45
Biological Sciences 180L, Biological Sciences 181 or 183, Microbiology 101, Engineering: Computer Science 20, 30, Engineering: Computer Science 124 or 129, Molecular and Cellular Biology 182, Biochemistry: Biological Sciences 105; or Biological Sciences 102 and 103; or Animal Biology 102 and 103 31-38
Restricted Electives 7
Select from: Animal Genetics 212, Biological Sciences 132, 181, 183, Biotechnology 188, Engineering: Computer Science 40, 50, 60, 122A, 124, 129, 140A, 150, 154A, 166, Evolution and Ecology 100, 102, 103, Mathematics 124, Microbiology 115, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 132, Statistics 130A, 130B, 131A, 131B, 141
Total Units for the Major
110-135
Major Adviser: J.I. Yoder (Plant Sciences) in 101 Asmundson Hall
Advising Center for the major is located in 1220 Plant and Environmental Sciences 530-752-1715.
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Updated: March 22, 2017 10:38 AM