◆ Required courses for major BIOT: Biotechnology, p. 1
Student Name: Date:
D e g r e e W o r k s h e e t
BS or BTPS IN BI OTECHNOLOGY
This worksheet is designed to help you plan and track your progress toward your degree. It lists all graduation requirements
in the recommended sequence. For full course descriptions, please refer to the current undergraduate Catalog.
Courses are listed in the order in which students should take them.
Changes in courses and order may affect other elements of the degree plan.
Recommendations will differ for specific majors. Refer to catalog for alternatives to recommended general education requirements
(GenEds). Courses used for GenEds may not be used in the major or minor.
The BTPS is available only to students with the AAS from a community college with which UMGC has an articulation agreement.
REQUIRED LOWER-LEVEL COURSES FOR TRANSFER INTO MAJOR (10 credits)
Students seeking the BTPS must
complete all required lower-level coursework in the AAS. Students seeking the BS must complete required lower-level coursework
before arriving at UMGC.
Related science coursework (10) Related requirement for major. May include any coursework
related to biotechnology, including biotechnology, biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, genetics,
immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, physics, and virology courses. See major area on
page 2 for additional required transfer courses.
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (41 credits)
PACE 111S (3) Or other PACE 111 course chosen from 111B, 111C, 111M, 111P, 111S, or 111T
WRTG 111 (3) Or other 3-credit WRTG course except 288, 388, 486A, 486B. COMM 390 and 492,
ENGL 102 and JOUR 201 apply
WRTG 112 (3) Required GenEd course. Must be completed with a grade of C- or better
MATH 105 (3) or other approved math GenEd course (MATH 105, MATH 107, STAT 200, or more
advanced MATH or STAT)
LIBS 150 or CAPL 398A (1) Or other GenEd elective
IFSM 201 (3) Or other technology GenEd course
GEOL 100 (3) Or other 3-credit biological/physical science GenEd course. Related science
coursework for major.
BIOL 101/102 or NSCI 100/101 (4) Or other biological/physical science GenEd course with related
lab. Related science coursework for major.
HIST 125 (3) Or other arts/humanities GenEd course
HUMN 100 (3) Or other arts/humanities GenEd course
ECON 103 (3) Or other behavioral/social science GenEd course
BEHS 103 (3) Or other behavioral/social science GenEd course
SPCH 100 (3) Or other communication, writing, or speech GenEd course
WRTG 393 (3) Or other upper-level advanced writing GenEd course