Purdue University Calumet | College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

Minor in Biotechnology

(23 Credits)

Biotechnology minor is available to non-biology majors who wish to gain basic knowledge and skills in this field.

Biology Required Courses (19 credits) 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOL 10100 Introductory Biology 4
CHM 11500 General Chemistry (I) 4
CHM 11600 General Chemistry (II) 4
BIOL 24400 Genetics* 4
BIOL 50800 Recombinant DNA Techniques 3

Biology Elective Courses (4 credits)

Choose one from the following courses.

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOL 24300 Introductory Cell Biology* 4
BIOL 31600 Basic Microbiology* 4

*BIOL 10200 prerequisite which is necessary for majors will be waived for the minor.


Ms. Heather M. Drake
Academic Advisor, College of Engineering, Math, and Science
GYTE 171 C