The demand for graduates with biotechnology/bioengineering background has been on the rise over the past few years. The Biotechnology/Bioengineering Minor Program provides students with the opportunity to conduct interdisciplinary studies and develop skills necessary to succeed in this field. Student involvement in faculty-supervised research is encouraged as part of required course work.

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The Minor

The minor consists of five courses. Students are encouraged to participate in interdisciplinary research.

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Courses

A wide variety of courses is available for students wanting to gain a firm grasp of issues in the field.

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Research

Many faculty conduct research in areas related to biotechnology/bioengineering. It is highly recommended that students interested in the minor contact professors and indicate their interest in working with them on their projects.

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Requirements

Students take courses in biology, engineering, and the sciences. Limited funding is available to support research expenses for independent study and/or honors courses that are counted toward the minor requirements.

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Contact Us

Yih-Choung Yu
Program chair
415A Acopian Engineering Center
(610) 330-5407
yuy@lafayette.edu