The biotechnology concentration is part of the biology major.

Gordon is situated in one of the world’s epicenters of the biotechnology industry, with many companies within commuting distance from the college. Additionally, biomedical research is done at nearby teaching hospitals including MGH, Boston Children’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Research Institute and others. Our students in the biotechnology concentration have the opportunity to do internships with these fine institutions, or on campus with our faculty who have collaborations with researchers at nearby companies such as New England Biolabs or universities like MIT. Specific requirements for the biotechnology concentration are listed below.

The following courses are required:

  • BIO 341 - Biochemistry Credits: 4
  • BIO 425 - Internship Credits: variable
  • ECB 245 - Principles of Management Credits: 4

Additional elective credits are required in biology. The following courses are strongly recommended:

  • BIO 314 - Microbiology
  • BIO 321 - Molecular Cell Biology
  • BIO 333 - Immunology

Also recommended:

  • ECB 277 - Principles of Marketing
  • ECB 374 - Small Business Management