Biotechnology, B.S.

The B.S. in Biotechnology is designed to prepare students for professional careers in the rapidly growing biotechnology and biomedical industries. Students will be qualified to work in areas such as technical support, manufacturing and research. The major includes a 12 credit internship at a biotechnology or biomedical company. A few key courses are offered only at the Providence Campus where students learn in specialized biotechnology laboratories. All other courses are offered on the Kingston Campus with some courses on both campuses.


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College of Health Sciences/College of the Environment and Life Sciences


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Major Entry Requirements

  • Complete at least 24 units and have an overall GPA of at least 2.00
  • Complete URI 101.