Honors Program in Biotechnology

Honors in Biotechnology is a distinction bestowed on those outstanding undergraduate Biotechnology majors who have demonstrated distinct competence in overall biotechnology course work and who have completed an independent research project of substantial merit. This program offers motivated students the opportunity to develop research and communication skills in preparation for graduate study or a professional career.

Requirements for the Honors Program in Biotechnology

  • A written thesis describing the student's original research
  • Grade point average in major and ancillary courses of at least 3.5
  • Successful completion of BI-205
  • Enrollment in a minimum of one semester of independent study credit (BI-440) totaling at least 4 credits