College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences2020-2021
Department of Biological Sciences
Biotechnology, Undergraduate Certificate
What Can I Do with a Certificate in Biotechnology?
To receive an undergraduate certificate (at least 15 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.
Please be aware that federal financial aid is not available for some certificates, if the certificate is pursued and completed as a stand-alone certificate (i.e., not completed concurrently with a degree program). See the "Details" tab for additional information.
In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan requirements.
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
|Minimum Units for Completion||23 - 25|
|Additional Admission Requirements||Required|
Additional Admission Requirements
- Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
- Students must be accepted into the Biotechnology Certificate Program between the sophomore and junior year. Contact the Biology Office for details.
Take the following 23 - 25 units:
- BIO 408 or CHM 408C (2 units)
- BIO 485 or CHM 485 (3 units)
- STA 270 or STA 275 (3 units)
- CHM 320 (3 units)
For the remaining 12-14 units:or
Select at least two courses with an advisor's approval from the following (6-8 units):
Select two courses with an advisor's approval from the following (6-8 units):and
Select additional courses from the following (6 units):
This certificate may only be pursued and completed concurrently with a degree program. This certificate is not available as a stand-alone certificate.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
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