About the Industrial Plant & Microbial Biotechnology Emphasis

This degree emphasis prepares you for careers in which you could monitor product quality and safety in biotechnology manufacturing facilities; genetically engineer microorganisms and plants to synthesize products such as vaccines, enzymes, and biofuels; or develop and monitor manufacturing processes for biotechnology products. 

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Industrial Plant & Microbiology Emphasis Courses

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

  • Plant Biology
  • Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Microbial Genetics Laboratory
  • Core Concepts in Molecular Microbiology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Plant Biochemistry and Metabolic Engineering
  • Metagenomics: From Genes to Ecosystems
  • Foundations in Biochemistry/Metabolic Biochemistry
  • Genomics
  • Bioethics

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