Minor in Plant, Animal, and Microbial Biotechnology
The Minor in Plant, Animal and Microbial Biotechnology in the College of Agricultural and Natural Resources is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in Bachelor of Science degree programs with majors in Animal Science, Biosystems Engineering, Fisheries and Wildlife, Food Science, Forestry, Horticulture, and Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences as well as students from other colleges, such as Natural Science, who may have related interests. The minor is administered by the Department of Horticulture.
The minor provides the opportunity for students who are enrolled in biological science-related undergraduate programs to become familiar with the concepts, techniques, applications, and issues related to modern biotechnology. The minor is designed for students who may be planning to pursue graduate study in biotechnology-related disciplines or who may be interested in careers with corporations or agencies for which a basic familiarity with biotechnology is a prerequisite.
With the approval of the department and college that administer the student’s degree program, courses that are used to satisfy the requirements for the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.