48 months
Duration
31712 USD/year
31712 USD/year
12432 USD/year
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About

The Soil and Crop Sciences, Plant Biotechnology, Genetics, and Breeding Concentration at  Colorado State University prepares students interested in biological sciences for an exciting career in plant biotechnology and genetics.

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Overview

This Soil and Crop Sciences, Plant Biotechnology, Genetics, and Breeding Concentration at  Colorado State University combines laboratory, field and technical training in genetics. Numerous opportunities exist for summer employment and summer internships, which allows the students to obtain valuable professional experience during their training at Colorado State University.

This concentration includes course work in biological sciences, genetics, biochemistry, biotechnology, plant breeding, statistics, as well as electives in crop science, soil science, horticulture, pest management and related disciplines. This curriculum provides the necessary technical and communication skills for a successful career in plant biotechnology and applied plant genetics.

Potential Occupations

Career opportunities are available in both the public and private sectors, including basic research, plant breeding, product development, sales, and many other areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orientation to Agricultural Systems
  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemistry Lab
  • College Composition
  • Attributes of Living Systems
  • Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your most recent transcripts or mark sheets. We will ask for additional materials if necessary.
  • Personal Statement: Your personal statement, commonly called an essay, is your opportunity to help us understand what makes you unique beyond your grades and transcripts. Your personal statement will be reviewed during your admission decision, for consideration for any competitive majors, and for financial aid decisions.
  • One recommendation from a counselor or teacher is required.
  • SAT and ACT scores are not required for first-year freshman students. Students who have test scores are welcome to include them in their materials; however, there is no requirement to submit. For students who choose not to submit test scores, admissions decisions will not be negatively impacted whatsoever.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31712 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    31712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31712 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12432 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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