Dec 08, 2022  
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology Concentration, B.S.


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Biology   
615-898-2847
Matt Elrod-Erickson, program coordinator
Matt.Elrod-Erickson@mtsu.edu

Every Biology major is required to declare a concentration area. Each area requires semester hours to be selected from a set of designated courses.

All Biology majors are assigned a professional advisor. The student is responsible for seeking the assistance of the advisor. This catalog is not intended to provide the detail necessary for self-advising.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 42 hours*
     Major Core      29 hours
     Concentration      10-11 hours
     Major UD Electives      2-3 hours
Supporting Courses 19-20 hours*
Electives 17-18 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

 *This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include courses in Communication, History, Humanities, and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (42 hours)


Biology Core (29 hours)


Genetics/Biotechnology Concentration (10-11 hours)


BIOL UD electives (2-3 hours)


Supporting Courses (19-20 hours)


Electives (17-18 hours)


Curriculum: Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities, and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 32-33 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 27-28 Hours


NOTE:


*Only if needed to meet 36 upper-division credit hours or 120 total credit hours.

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