Aurora University

Biotechnology (Minor)

Why study Biotechnology?

Biotechnology is one of the world’s fastest-growing fields. Do you have an interest in both Biology and Engineering? Studying Biotechnology can prepare you for success in a cutting-edge field.

Why study Biotechnology at AU?

Enjoy state-of-the-art laboratories and a rigorous curriculum.

The minor blends perfectly with an array of majors. That way, you can customize your education to your career goals.

Curriculum Highlights

    • Biochemistry
    • Immunology
    • Molecular biology
Experiential learning

Experiential learning

The Biotechnology minor includes laboratory-based courses in biology and chemistry. Learn the equipment used by professionals in the biotechnology field. Faculty mentors will guide you into off-campus internships.

Career opportunities

  • Biomedical engineering
  • Food safety
  • Medical research
  • Public health

Prepare for your future

A Biotechnology minor will equip you with the skills employers value most: communicating your ideas, analyzing a problem, and working with others to find a solution. In a job market that’s evolving faster than ever, you'll have the knowledge and tools to succeed in a variety of fields.