Notes On Biotechnology

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Biotechnology
Dr. Jonathan Monroe, Director
 Phone: (540) 568-6649
 E-mail: monroejd@jmu.edu
 Location: Burruss Hall, Room 304
 Web site: http://www.jmu.edu/biology/biotechnology.shtml

Major and Degree Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

General Education1 | 41 | Quantitative requirement2 | 3 | Scientific Literacy requirement2 | 3-4 | Major requirements (listed below) and electives | 79 | | | 126 |
Degree Requirements

Science Foundation Courses | Credit Hours | Complete all of the following: | | BIO 114. Organisms | 4 | BIO 124. Ecology and Evolution | 4 | BIO 214. Cell and Molecular Biology | 4 | BIO 224. Genetics and Development | 4 | CHEM 131. General Chemistry I | 3 | CHEM 131L. General Chemistry Laboratory | 1 | CHEM 132. General Chemistry II | 3 | CHEM 132L. General Chemistry Laboratory | 1 | CHEM 341. Organic Chemistry Lecture I | 3 | CHEM 342. Organic Chemistry Lecture II | 3 | CHEM 346L. Organic Chemistry Laboratory | 2 | Choose one of the following sets of courses: | | MATH 231. Calculus with Functions I | 4 | MATH 232. Calculus with Functions II ORMATH 235. Calculus I | 44 | Choose one of the following courses: | | MATH 220. Elementary Statistics | 3 | MATH 285. Data Analysis | 4 | Choose one of the following sets of courses: | | PHYS 125. Principles of Physics with Biological Applications | 4 | PHYS 126. Principles of Physics with Biological Applications | 4 | OR | | PHYS 140-140L. College of Physics I with Laboratory | 4 | PHYS 150-150L. College of Physics II with Laboratory | 4 | | | Biotechnology Transition & Core Courses | Credit Hours | Complete all of the following: | | BIOT 260. Biotechnology Seminar | 1 | ISAT 305. Biotechnology Lab | 1 | CHEM/BIO 361. Biochemistry I | 3 | CHEM 366L. Biochemistry Lab | 2 | BIO 480. Advanced Molecular Biology | 4 | ISAT 451. Biotechnology in Industry and Agriculture | 3 | ISAT 456. Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Biotechnology | 3 |
Recommended Schedule for Majors

First Year | Credit Hours | BIO 114. Organisms1 | 4 | BIO 124. Ecology…