Agricultural Biotechnology Minor

Agricultural biotechnology

The interdepartmental minor provides students with an in-depth, multidisciplinary education in the field of biotechnology. The minor will prepare students for careers and advanced studies in agricultural biotechnology and applied molecular biology.


Students must complete a minimum of 14 credits of the courses listed below. This includes two core courses (Group A), a minimum of three laboratory credits (Group B) and six credits of discipline-based courses from outside the major department (Group C).

Group A: Core Courses

SPSS 3210 and SPSSĀ 3230.

Group B: Laboratory Modules

Three credits from: ANSC 3621; PATH 3501; SPSS 3250.

Group C:

Six credits from: ANSC 3121, 3122, 3323, 5623; DGS 3226, 4234, 4235, 4246; NUSC 4236, 6313; SPSSĀ 3240, 3990, 4210, 4650, 5298; PATH 3100, 5502, 5503.

Students must earn a combined grade point average of 2.5 or higher for all courses listed above.

The minor is offered by the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources.

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