Biochemistry and Biotechnology MS, Professional Emphasis

Professional Science Master's Emphasis

This track requires a total of 32 graduate credit hours, of which at least half must be at the 5000-level or above. Students take 21 credit hours of science courses (Biology and Chemistry) and 9 hours in business courses.  In addition, each student is required to take 2 credit hours of either an on-campus practicum course or an off-campus internship.

Required Courses in Biology and Chemistry
CHEM 4722Advanced Biochemistry3
CHEM 5774Bioinformatics3
or BIOL 5436 Applied Bioinformatics
BIOL 6615Advanced Biotechnology Laboratory II4
BIOL 6602Advanced Molecular Biology3
or BIOL 6612 Advanced Molecular Genetics of Bacteria
BIOL 6889Graduate Seminar2
Required Internship or Practicum2
Choose one of the following:
Practicum in Science in Business
Internship in Science in Business
Professional Science Business Electives 9
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Economics for Managers
Managerial Communication
Managing People in Organizations
Contemporary Marketing Concepts
Law, Ethics and Business
Elective Courses in Biology and Chemistry6
Biochemistry Laboratory
CHEM 4764
Physical Biochemistry
Special Topics in Organic Chemistry
Special Topics in Biochemistry
Problem Seminar in Biochemistry 1
Graduate Research In Chemistry 2
Graduate Research in Biology
Immunobiology
Advanced Molecular Biology
Advanced Molecular Genetics of Bacteria
Advanced Cellular Basis of Disease
Advanced Nucleic Acid Structure and Function
Advanced Plant Biology and Biotechnology
Advanced Virology
Advanced Topics in Biology
Total Hours32