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Plant Genetics and Biotechnology Option

This option is a combination of basic science and technology-based classes designed for students who are seeking careers in agricultural sciences, plant breeding, plant molecular genetics and plant biotechnology based industries.

For prospective students and those enrolled since Summer 2018:

For students enrolled prior to Summer 2018:

The Plant Genetics and Biotechnology Option provides students with maximum flexibility in selecting a program of study suited to their needs and to achieve professional goals related to advanced degrees or immediate job placement in the industry.

The option provides theoretical and practical skills of plant genetic manipulation relevant to plant biotechnology, plant breeding, and genome research. It prepares students for employment in industry or academia, or the pursuance of graduate degrees.