About the Applied Biotechnology Emphasis

This degree emphasis prepares you for careers performing research in academic, institutional, or government laboratories; developing products in the biotech industry, including vaccines, enzymes, biofuels, and biologics; or in medicine. You'll combine core courses, such as microbiology, biotechnology, and genetics, with extensive laboratory work. 

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Applied Biotechnology Emphasis Courses

You'll work with your advisor to create a course plan that includes required core and elective classes. Applied Biotechnology emphasis core options include:

  • Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Plant and Animal Genetics
  • Recombinant DNA Methods and Applications
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Core Concepts in Molecular Microbiology
  • Microbial Techniques
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Advanced Food Science and Microbiology Laboratory
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Microbial Diversity

Courses required to complete a bachelor of applied biotechnology with an applied biotechnology emphasis at the University of Arizona are subject to change, so remember to meet with your advisor regularly to review your course plan.