2015 -2016 Biotechnology & Bioinformatics: Biotechnology Emphasis, M.S. (34-35 units)

Degree Requirements

Common Core Courses (12 units)

BINF 500 DNA & Protein Sequence Analysis (3)
BIOL 502 Techniques in Genomics/Proteomics (3)
BIOL 503 Biotechnology Law and Regulation (3)
BIOL 504 Molecular Cell Biology (3)

For Biotechnology Emphasis (22-23 units)

1. Required Courses (12 units)

BINF 514 Statistical Methods in Computational Biology (3)
BIOL 505 Molecular Structure (4)
BIOL 600 Team Project (4)
BIOL 601 Seminar Series in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (1)

2. Electives (10-11 units)

A minimum of three courses chosen from the following courses and/or from the required courses for the other emphases of the program:

BIOL 500 Introduction to Biopharmaceutical Productions (3)
BIOL 507 Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacoproteomics (3)
BIOL 508 Advanced Immunology (4)
BIOL 509 Plant Biotechnology (4)
BIOL 516 Clinical Trials and Quality Assurance (3)
BIOL 517 Mechanisms of Development (3)
BIOL 518 Advanced Topics in Cell and Molecular Biology (3)
BIOL 590 Special Topics in Biotechnology (3)
BIOL 597 Directed Study (1)
BIOL 605 Biotechnology Across National Boundaries Field Trip (1)
MGT 471 Project Management (3)

Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement

Writing proficiency prior to the awarding of the degree is demonstrated by successful completion BINF 500 with a grade of B or higher.