Dr. Leonard J. Sciorra, Coordinator
The Biotechnology Program is housed within the Department of Applied Science and Technology. The Department offers a major in Biotechnology with an emphasis on the biomedical aspects of Biotechnology. Student training is multidisciplinary, with course work in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics as well as an internship at The Institute of Human and Molecular Genetics at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.
Requirements for Biotechnology Major
Degree of Bachelor of Science
Twelve of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.
|BI-183||General Biology I 1||3|
|BI-185||General Biology I Lab||1|
|BI-184||General Biology II 1||3|
|BI-186||General Biology II Lab||1|
|CH-131||General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I||3|
|CH-131L||General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I Lab||1|
|CH-132||General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II||3|
|CH-132L||General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II Lab||1|
|CH-251||Organic Chemistry I||3|
|CH-251L||Organic Chemistry I Lab||1|
|CH-252||Organic Chemistry II||3|
|CH-252L||Organic Chemistry II Lab||1|
|or BC-492||Biological Chemistry|
|BC-390||Special Topics: Biological Chemistry (Capstone)||3|
|BC-420||Instructional Methods: Biochemical Analysis I||2|
|BC/CH-421||Instrumental Analysis for Biochemistry||2|
|BI-240||Cell and Molecular Biology||4|
|BI-240L||Cell and Molecular Biology Lab||0|
|BT-420||Biomedical Applications of DNA Technologies||3|
|BT-429||Special Topics in Biotechnology||3|
|BT-440||Research in Biotechnology I||2|
|BT-441||Research in Biotechnology II||2|
|MA-143||Differential Calculus 2||4|
|MA-144||Integral Calculus 2||4|
|PC-185||General Physics I||3|
|PC-187||General Physics Laboratory I||1|
|PC-186||General Physics II||3|
|PC-188||General Physics Laboratory II||1|
May count towards the Core Natural Science Requirement.
May count towards the Core Mathematics Requirement.
Special Note on the Core Requirements for Biotechnology Majors
The recommended values course is PL-254 Contemporary Issues Bioethics.
Special Note on Requirements Biotechnology Major Requirements
Students are strongly encouraged to take MA-273 Multivariable Calculus I followed by CH-365 Physical Chemistry I.