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TitleBiotechnology Specialization Certificate
Submitting DeanS. Graham Kelly
Submitting CollegeEngineering -- Alderman x5536-grad;Naumoff x7817-undergrad
Departments Generating the ProposalChem
Objection DeadlineDecember 10, 1999
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedJune 01, 2000 by PR grad asst Jignesh Shah
Effective DateFall 2000
Brief Summary of ProposalThe Chemical Engineering Department proposes to offer a Biotechnology Specialization Certificate to undergraduate students in Chemical Engineering. The objective of the certificate is to prepare students for graduate study in the biochemical and/or biotechnology fields. Students will take three biology courses (Principles of Biology I and II and either Cell and Molecular Biology or Microbiology) instead of the current requirements of Physical Chemistry I and II and Material Science. Students will select Biochemistry as their advanced chemistry elective. Students will select their three credits of engineering elective and six credits of design electives from a diverse set of courses currently offered in Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. No courses new to University offering are required for this certificate.
Type of ProposalNew program
Graduate School Endorsement StatusNot required
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedNovember 11, 1999 by GS asst to dean Dolli Markovich
Institutional Research StatusApproved with comment
IR CommentUnder Chemical Engineering Electives, there is no course 4200:401 Biochemistry Lecture I.
IR Status UpdatedDecember 10, 1999 by IR Dolores Bezilla
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedNovember 05, 1999 by UL Ann Bolek
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements Updated

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