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Bachelor of Science in Plant Biotechnology

About This Program

The B.S. in Plant Biotechnology is designed to use tools of molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, plant breeding and tissue culture to learn how plant cells work and to develop plants with improved growth traits and characteristics. This degree program will prepare students for entry positions in the plant and agricultural biotechnology industries and various government agencies as laboratory technicians, quality control technicians, assay analysts and biochemical technicians. The program will combine laboratory skills, academic coursework with biotechnology industrial internship experience to ensure students are adequately prepared for a growing biotechnology workforce; as well as create a pipeline for graduate studies in Biotechnology.

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Contacts Information

Dr. Wubishet Tadesse,

Department Chair
(256) 372-4219
Carver Complex South Annex Thomas Wing, Room 200