2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook 
    
    Oct 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, Biotechnology Concentration, B.S.


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The Biotechnology Concentration prepares students for the biotechnology workforce, a strong, growing industry in the region.  The program was developed as a result of a needs assessment and in consultation with the Westfield State University Biotechnology Advisory Committee, consisting of 2-year and 4-year faculty, students, and biotechnology industry professionals.

Requirements for the Biotechnology Concentration - 81 Credits


Common Core Courses


Courses in the Laboratory Science section of the Common Core are BIOL 0102 - Environmental Biology , BIOL 0104 - Human Biology , BIOL 0106 - Biology Today , and BIOL 0237 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I . The 100-level courses (BIOL 0102 , BIOL 0104 , and BIOL 0106 ) do not satisfy requirements for the Biology Major and should not be taken by students majoring in Biology.  MATH 0105   satisfies the traditional mathematics area of the Common Core.  BIOL 0278  satifies the applied analytical reasoning area of the Common Core.

Math Requirement


Physics


Required Biology Courses


Additional Graduation Requirements


All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements  and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core  .

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