This program provides students with the technical and scientific knowledge of the emerging field of biotechnology. Through a mixture of classroom and hands-on experiences, students will learn the necessary biological, chemical, microbiology, cellular biology, bioinstrumentation, and bioinformatics content and techniques required for individuals working in this fast-changing field.
Prepared to change the world
Students graduating from this program will be prepared for jobs that provide breakthrough products and technologies to combat debilitating and rare diseases, reduce our environmental footprint, feed the hungry, use less and cleaner forms of energy, and have safer, cleaner and more efficient industrial manufacturing processes.
Required General Education
|ENG 1003||Composition I||3|
|ENG 1013||Composition II||3|
|ENG 2013||World Literature since 1660||3|
|COM 1203||Oral Communication||3|
|ART 2503||Fine Arts Visual||3|
|U.S. History since 1876 OR
Introduction to U.S. Government
|CHEM 1023, 1011||General Chemistry I and Laboratory||4|
|MATH 2214||Calculus I||3|
|BIO 2013, BIO 2011
BIO 1303, BIO 1301
|Biology of the Cell and Laboratory OR
Biology of Animals and Laboratory
|Introduction to Sociology OR
Mass Communication in a Modern Society
|BIO 1303 & BIO 1301 OR
BIO 1503 & BIO 1501
|Biology of Animals and Laboratory OR
Biology of Plants and Laboratory
|BIO 2042||Biotechnology in a Global Society||2|
|BIO 3013 & BIO 3011||Genetics and Laboratory||4|
|BIO 4033||Bioinformatics and Applications||3|
|BIO 403V||Special Problems in Biology||4|
|BIO 4053||Applications in Biotechnology||3|
|BIO 4063||Biosafety and Ethics in Research||3|
|BIO 4133 & BIO 4131||Cell Biology and Laboratory||4|
|BIO 4152||Laboratory in BioTechniques I||3|
|BIO 4154||Laboratory in BioTechniques II||4|
|BIO 4164||Molecular Biology||4|
|CHEM 1023 & CHEM 1021||General Chemistry II and Laboratory||4|
|CHEM 3103 & CHEM 3101||Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory||4|
|CHEM 3113 & CHEM 3111||Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory||4|
|PHYS 2054||General Physics I||4|
|PHYS 2064||General Physics II||4|
|STAT 3233||Applied Statistics I||3|
|AGRI 4523||Applied Modern Biotechnology||3|
|MGMT 3123||Principles of Management||3|
2.75/4.0 minimum required Grade Point Average (G.P.A.)
8/10 minimum required Mexico Promedio
Students with a GPA of 2.3 to 2.74 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
High School Transcript
Applicants must provide an official copy of their high school transcript. The transcript should have the original stamp from the issuing authority.
A minimum SAT score is not required to be admitted, but the SAT will be used for academic placement. If you have not taken the SAT, you will need to take a placement exam the first semester of your freshmen year.
Incoming undergraduate students must meet one of the following criteria:
|Requirement Minimum||Proficiency Type|
|80% or above||Completion of A-State’s ESL Program|
|Completion Certificate||CEA Accredited Language Program|
|43||PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic)|
|B2 Level||Cambridge FCE|
|550||SAT scores (total, and on reading and writing sections)|
|21||ACT scores (total, and on reading and English sections)|
|60% in English at X and XII in Certificate||High School Marks (India and Pakistan)|
|5, 6 or 7 on English: Literature or Language & Literature||IB (International Baccalaureate)|
|Completed two years in an English-speaking country and graduated||High School Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand|
*Test scores must come from the testing provider, such as TOEFL, iTEP, IELTS. A-State CQ’s code is 6011.
The admission requirements for Non-Mexico residents will be released soon.
Cost & Fees
The fee for room and meals for campus residents is $10,990 MXN + IVA (taxes) per month.
About the School
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