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2020-2021 General Catalog

Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences: Biotechnology Emphasis - BS


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Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: The highest math requirement for this degree is STAT 2000: Statistical Methods (QI) .

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ADVS 1110: Introduction to Animal Science   4     BIOL 1620: Biology II (BLS)   3    
BIOL 1610: Biology I   3     BIOL 1625: Biology II Laboratory   1    
BIOL 1615: Biology I Laboratory   1     STAT 2000: Statistical Methods (QI)   4    
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     Breadth American Institutions (BAI) Course   3  
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4     Breadth Humanities (BHU) Course   3  
ADVS 1050: Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Science Academic and Career Orientation   1          
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CHEM 1210: Principles of Chemistry I   4     ADVS 2200: Anatomy and Physiology of Animals   4    
CHEM 1215: Chemical Principles Laboratory I   1     ADVS 3200: Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (DSC)   3    
Breadth Social Sciences (BSS) Course   3   CHEM 1220: Principles of Chemistry II (BPS)   4    
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) Course   3   CHEM 1225: Chemical Principles Laboratory II   1    
Breadth Integrated Studies Course 3   ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
Elective 1        
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CHEM 2310: Organic Chemistry I   4     ADVS 3000: Animal Health and Hygiene   3    
CHEM 2315: Organic Chemistry Laboratory I   1     ADVS 5160: Methods in Biotechnology: Cell Culture    3     
ADVS 5650: Science Communication   3     BIOL 3060: Principles of Genetics (QI)   3    
Depth Social Science (DSS) Course   3   CHEM 2320: Organic Chemistry II   4    
Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) Course   3   Elective 1  
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ADVS 4200: Physiology of Reproduction and Lactation (CI)   4     ADVS 5280: Animal Molecular Biology   3    
ADVS 4260: Internship in Animal Biotechnology Industry  or ADVS 4800: Undergraduate Research of Creative Opportunity     2-12  or 1-6     3 credits required CHEM 3700: Introductory Biochemistry   3    
Directed Elective   3   Directed Elective   3  
ADVS 5260: Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning   3     Directed Elective   3  
BIOL 3300: General Microbiology   4     Directed Elective   3  
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Contact Tami Spackman, tami.spackman@usu.edu, 435-797-2150 for advising.

Program Requirements


  1. Attain a grade point average of at least 2.50 in all ADVS courses specified as requirements in their emphasis curricula.
  2. ADVS courses required for the major may be repeated only once to improve a grade.
  3. Courses required for the major may not be taken for a pass/fail grade.
  4. To graduate with a degree in this major, students in the Biotechnology emphasis must attain an overall GPA of at least 2.25.

Biotechnology Emphasis


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