Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Biology - Biotechnology (BS)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: download a curriculum worksheet to assist in your planning; see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
450.114 Concepts Biology I450.115 Concepts Biology II
452.115 Chemistry for Sciences I452.116 Chemistry for Sciences II
 or 52.101 Intro Chemistry (based on testing) or 52.115 if 52.101 was required
320.101 Composition I3General Education Group A (Humanities)
 or General Education Group A (Humanities) or 20.101 Composition I
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)353.141 Introduction to Statistics
109.100 Optional University Seminar  
15Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
450.242 Microbiology450.271 Cell Biology
3General Education Group A (Humanities)452.230 Fund Organic Chemistry
 or 52.116 if 52.101 was required3Biology Major Elective
350.290 Writing in Biology3General Education Communications
 or General Education Communications or 50.290 Writing in Biology
353.123 Essentials Calculus3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making  
16Total Semester Credits17Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
454.111 Intro. Physics I454.112 Intro Physics II
350.333 Molecular Biology3Physiology Elective
3Biology Major Elective150.479 Physiology Lab
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences) or 50.444 Tissue Culture
3Free Elective452.341 Biochemistry
 or GenEd Group A if 52.101 was required3General Education Group A (Humanities)
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
350.332 Genetics350.445 Methods in Biotechnology
150.481 Senior Biology Sem452.442 Biochemistry 2
2Biology Major Elective3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3Biology Major Elective
3Free Elective1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
13Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits


A placement test is required for 52.115; 52.101 may be required as a prerequisite.

Students may count 1 Communications, Quantitative or Values course under appropriate Gen Ed area (A, B, or C).

Students choosing this option must then take an extra Free elective to reach 120 credits.