Biotechnology

Biotechnology broadly impacts markets in human health, agriculture, and the forensic sciences. Offered as a minor.

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Program Overview

Biotechnology is the commercial application of living organisms that involves the deliberate manipulation of DNA. Biotechnology broadly impacts markets in human health, agriculture, and the forensic sciences.

In the required courses for the minor, students will learn basic chemistry, biology, and the technology of manipulating DNA through hands-on lab experiences. In the elective courses they will be exposed to applications of biotechnology and health research, and development of products and services in diverse markets, and begin to appreciate the profound legal, social, economic, and ethical implications of this technology for our society.

Offered as

Minor

College

College of Arts & Sciences

Department

Department of Science and Technology

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  • A strong liberal arts foundation develops critical thinking and communication skills essential for success and continuous growth in every field.
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