Sep 27, 2021  
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog ARCHIVED CATALOG: CONTENT MAY NOT BE CURRENT. USE THE DROP DOWN ABOVE TO ACCESS THE CURRENT CATALOG.

Biology Major — Biotechnology Concentration


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs

Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


First-Year Seminar - Total Credits: 2-3


English Composition - Total Credits: 6


Second - Year Seminar - Total Credits: 3


Constitutions - Total Credits: 4-6


Mathematics


Distribution Requirement Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking


Fulfilled by requirements for major

Humanities and Fine Arts - Total Credits: 9

Social Science - Total Credits: 9

Multicultural and International


(see note 2 below)

Additional Degree Requirements


Biology-Biotechnology Requirements - Total Credits: 20-24


A minimum of five courses are required.


  • and a minimum of two upper-division BIOL courses from lists B and D with at least one from list A, C or E. Other course work important for biotechnology careers, such as Quality Assurance/Quality Control may be petitioned to be substituted for UNLV courses.

Electives - Total Credits: 0-11


Total Credits: 120


Notes


  1. It is strongly recommended that students take SCI 101 to satisfy the First Year Seminar requirement.
  2. Every student must complete a multicultural course and international course. Courses satisfying other requirements may simultaneously satisfy the multicultural and international requirements except one course cannot satisfy both the multicultural and the international requirements.
  3. It is strongly recommended that students interested in biomedicine or attending graduate school take additional appropriate upper-division biology courses and research units to meet their elective credit requirements.
  4. At least 40 credits must be earned at the upper-division level (300 and above).

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs