Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology

College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

N6 Agricultural Science Center Contact: Wayne Centers - dsr@uky.edu
Our agricultural and medical biotechnology (ABT) students have a variety of interests, but they all share one thing in common: they want to use science to improve lives around the world. 

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 - 128

UKY Major Map Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology {DATE l, F d, Y}

Freshman Year Credit Hours: 31

Fall Semester

16
ABT 101 | ABT 101 - INTRODUCTION TO BIOTECHNOLOGY
1
AFE 100 | AFE 100 - ISSUES IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT
3
CHE 105 | CHE 105 - GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I
4
CHE 111 | CHE 111 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
1
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I
3
MA 123 or MA 113 or MA 137
4

Spring Semester

15
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II
3
CHE 107 | CHE 107 - GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II
3
CHE 113 | CHE 113 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
2
ABT 120 | ABT 120 - GENETICS AND SOCIETY
3
BIO 148 | BIO 148 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I
3
BIO 155 | BIO 155 - LABORATORY FOR INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I
1

Sophomore Year Credit Hours: 29 - 32

Fall Semester

15
CHE 230 | CHE 230 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
3
CHE 231 | CHE 231 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I
1
BIO 152 | BIO 152 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II
3
ABT 201 | ABT 201 - SCIENTIFIC METHOD IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
1
UK Core - Arts and Creativity
3
Elective
4

Spring Semester

14 - 17
CHE 232 | CHE 232 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
3
CHE 233 | CHE 233 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II
1
UK Core - Statistical Inferential Reason
3
UK Core - Social Sciences
3
UK Core - Humanities
3
Elective
1 - 4

Junior Year Credit Hours: 32

Fall Semester

16
PHY 211 | PHY 211 - GENERAL PHYSICS
5
ABT 360 | ABT 360 - GENETICS
3
ABT 301 | ABT 301 - WRITING AND PRESENTATIONS IN THE LIFE SCIENCES
2
UK Core - Global Dynamics
3
Specialty Support FA18+
3

Spring Semester

16
BCH 401G | BCH 401G - FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY
3
BIO 308 | BIO 308 - GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY
3
BIO 309 | BIO 309 - MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY
2
PHY 213 | PHY 213 - GENERAL PHYSICS
5
Specialty Support FA18+
3

Senior Year Credit Hours: 27 - 33

Fall Semester

12 - 18
ABT 495 | ABT 495 - EXPERIMENTAL METHODS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
4
ABT 395 | ABT 395 - INDEPENDENT STUDY IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
1 - 4
Specialty Support FA18+
3
Specialty Support FA18+
3
Elective
1 - 4

Spring Semester

15
ABT 460 | ABT 460 - INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR GENETICS
3
ABT 461G | ABT 461G - INTRODUCTION TO POPULATION GENETICS
3
Specialty Support FA18+
3
Specialty Support FA18+
3
Specialty Support FA18+
3