TOTAL CREDITS:  128 credits (exclude MOET core courses)

MOET core courses 23 credits
TTU core courses 30 credits
SB core courses 34 credits

Students must choose one following Concentration area bellow:

Biotechnology Concentration area 

- Basic Courses

- Advanced Courses

 

 

16 credits

15 credits

Biomedical Data Science Concentration area

- Basic Courses

- Advanced Courses

 

16 credits

15 credits

Electives for two Concentration area 24 credits
Graduate Thesis/ Internship

OR complete at least 9 credits electives

9 credits

BIOTECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

Code Course’s name Credit prerequisite courses
Total Theory Practice
MOET core courses
MACL 102 Basic Principles of Marxism-Leninism 5 5 (75) 0 (0)
MACL 104 Ho Chi Minh’s Ideology 2 2 (30) 0 (0)
MACL 103 Revolution line of Vietnam Communist Party 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
MACL 105 Physical Education 5 0 (0) 5 (225)
MACL 106 Millitary training 8 4 (60) 4 (180)
TOTAL 23 14 (210) 9 (405)  
TTU core courses
HUM 101 Writing and Ideas 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
HUM 102 Culture and Literature 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
HIS 101 Civilizations 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
HIS 102 Modern times 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
MATH 101 Calculus I 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
ECON 101 Microeconomics 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
ECON 102 Macroeconomics 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
MGT 101 Introduction to Management 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
MGT 102 Leadership and Communications 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
CHEM 101 Core Concepts in Chemistry 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
TOTAL 30 30 (450)  
SB Core Courses
BT_AB 20-101 Cell Biology 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
BT_AB 20-102 Organic Chemistry 4 3 (45) 1 (45) CHEM101
BT_AB 20-103 Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Thermodynamics, Fluids, Waves, Light, and Optics 3 3 (45) 0 (0)
BT_AB 20-104 Probability & Statistics in Biology 4 3 (45) 1 (45) MATH101
BT_AB 20-201 Genetics 3 3 (45) BT_AB20-101
BT_AB 20-202 Basic Bioinformatics 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT_AB20-104

BT_AB20-201

BT_AB 20-203 Biochemistry 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-102

BT_AB 20-204 Microbiology 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-102

BT_AB 20-301 Protein Engineering & Proteomics 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT_AB20-201

BT_AB20-203

BT_AB 20-302 Immunology & Immunogenetics 3 3 (45) 0 (0) BT_AB20-201
BT_AB 20-303 Scientific Research Methologies and Scientific Writing Workshop 2 2 (30) 0 (0)
TOTAL 34 28 (420) 6 (270)  
BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION AREA
Basic Courses for BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION AREA
BT 20-101 Introduction to Biotechnology 2 2 (30) 0 (0)
BT 20-102 Biosafety 1 1 (15) 0 (0)
BT 20-103 Student Seminar in Biotechnology 1 1 (15) 0 (0) BT20-101
BT 20-201 Human & Animal Physiology 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-102

BT 20-202 Molecular & Cellular Biology 1 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT_AB20-101
BT 20-203 Plant Physiology 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-102

BT 20-301 Cancer & Personalized Cancer Therapy 2 2 (30) 0 (0)

BT20-201

BT20-202

TOTAL 16 15 (225) 1 (45)
Advanced Courses for BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION AREA
BT 20-401 Animal Biotechnology 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT20-201

BT20-202

BT 20-402 Plant Biotechnology 3 2 (30) 1 (45)

BT20-202

BT20-203

BT 20-403 Aquaculture Biotechnology 3 3 (45) 0 (0) BT20-202
BT 20-404 Bio-Energy 3 2 (30) 1 (45)

BT_AB20-204

BT_AB20-301

BT20-202

BT 20-405 Animal Cell and Drug Development 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

BT_AB20-301

BT20-201

BT20-202

TOTAL 15 12 (180) 3 (135)  
BIOMEDICAL DATA SCIENCE CONCENTRATION AREA
Basic Courses for BIOMEDICAL DATA SCIENCE CONCENTRATION AREA
AB 20-101 Linear Algebra 3 3 (45) 0 (0) MATH101
AB 20-102 Mathematics for Life Scientists 2 2 (30) 0 (0) AB20-101
AB 20-103 Programming Languages 3 2 (30) 1 (45) AB20-102
AB 20-201 Introduction to Database 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-102
AB 20-202 Data structure & Algorithms 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-102
AB 20-203 Introduction to AI 2 2 (30) 0 (0) AB20-102
TOTAL 16 15 (225) 1 (45)
Advanced Courses for BIOMEDICAL DATA SCIENCE CONCENTRATION AREA
AB 20-401 Data Science for Biology 3 2 (30) 1 (45)

AB20-201

BT_AB 20-202

AB 20-402 Data visualization 3 2 (30) 1 (45)

AB20-201

BT_AB20-202

AB 20-403 Introduction to Machine Learning 3 2 (30) 1 (45)

AB20-201

BT_AB20-202

AB 20-404 Machine Learning Applications in Genetics 3 2 (30) 1 (45) AB20-201

BT_AB20-202

AB 20-405 Projects in Bioinformatics 3 0 (0) 3 (135)

AB20-201

BT_AB20-202

TOTAL 15 8 (120) 7 (315)

ELECTIVES (Students can select subjects from other schools)

ELECTVIES for two CONCENTRATION AREA
SBT 20-101 Advances in Stem cells and Applications 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-202

SBT 20-102 Molecular & Cellular Biology 2 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT20-202
SBT 20-103 Human & Animal Physiology of Reproduction 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

BT_AB20-201

BT_AB20-203

SBT 20-104 Developmental Biology 3 3 (45) 0 (0) BT_AB20-101
SBT 20-105 Embryonic Stem cell and Therapeutic Applications 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-202

SBT 20-106 Biotechnology Start-up 2 1 (15) 1 (45)

BT_AB20-101

TTU CORE

SBT 20-107 Biomaterials 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-102

BT_AB20-103

SBT 20-108 Biophysics 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-103

SBT 20-109 Forensic Biology and Criminalistics 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-201

SBT 20-110 Applied Nanotechnology 2 1 (15) 1 (45)

BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-102

BT_AB20-103

SBT 20-111 Biomedicine 3 3 (45) 0 (0) BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-201

SBT 20-112 Fermentation Technology 4 3 (45) 1 (45) BT_AB20-203
SBT 20-113 Biopharmaceuticals 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

BT_AB20-201

BT_AB20-203

SBT 20-114 Gene & Cell Therapy 3 3 (45) 0 (0) BT_AB20-201
SBT 20-115 Biotechnology Product Development: Concepts, Biosafety and Regulatory Issues 4 1 (15) 3 (135)

BT_AB20-101

TTU CORE

SBT 20-201 Data Preprocessing/cleansing 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-102
SBT 20-202 Neural network & Deep Learning 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-403
SBT 20-203 Big Data & Cloud Computing 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-201
SBT 20-204 Introduction to Data Mining 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-102
SBT 20-205 Practical Deep learning in Natural Language Processing 2 0 (0) 2 (90) SBT20-202
SBT 20-206 Practical Deep learning in Computer Vision 2 0 (0) 2 (90) SBT20-202
SBT 20-207 Pattern Recognition 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-201
SBT 20-208 Practical statistical learning 2 0 (0) 2 (90) AB20-201
SBT 20-209 Calculus II 3 3 (45) 0 (0) MATH101
SBT 20-210 Calculus III 3 3 (45) 0 (0) SBT20-210
SBT 20-211 Probability & Stochastic Processes 3 3 (45) 0 (0) BT_AB20-104
SBT 20-212 Information Retrieval and Web Search 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-102

BT_AB20-202

SBT 20-213 Advanced Data Mining 3 3 (45) 0 (0) SBT20-204
SBT 20-214 Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-102
SBT 20-215 Computer Assisted Drug Design, Fundamentals and Application 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

AB20-103

BT_AB20-202

SBT 20-216 The Human Genome Source Code 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-103

BT_AB20-202

SBT 20-217 Computational Methods for Biomedical Image Analysis and Interpretation 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

AB20-103

BT_AB20-202

ELECTIVES for BIOTECHNOLOGY CONCENTRATION AREA
AB 20-101 Linear Algebra 3 3 (45) 0 (0) MATH101
AB 20-102 Mathematics for Life Scientists 2 2 (30) 0 (0) AB20-101
AB 20-103 Programming Languages 3 2 (30) 1 (45) AB20-102
AB 20-201 Introduction to Database 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-102
AB 20-202 Data structure & Algorithms 3 3 (45) 0 (0) AB20-102
AB 20-203 Introduction to AI 2 2 (30) 0 (0) AB20-102
AB 20-401 Data Science for Biology 3 2 (30) 1 (45)

AB20-201

BT_AB 20-202

AB 20-402 Data visualization 3 2 (30) 1 (45) AB20-201

BT_AB20-202

AB 20-403 Introduction to Machine Learning 3 2 (30) 1 (45)

AB20-201

BT_AB20-202

AB 20-404 Machine Learning Applications in Genetics 3 2 (30) 1 (45) AB20-201

BT_AB20-202

AB 20-405 Projects in Bioinformatics 3 0 (0) 3 (135)

AB20-201

BT_AB20-202

ELECTIVES for BIOMEDICAL DATA SCIENCE CONCENTRATION AREA
BT 20-101 Introduction to Biotechnology 2 2 (30) 0 (0)
BT 20-102 Biosafety 1 1 (15) 0 (0)
BT 20-103 Student Seminar in Biotechnology 1 1 (15) 0 (0) BT20-101
BT 20-201 Human & Animal Physiology 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-102

BT 20-202 Molecular & Cellular Biology 1 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT_AB20-101
BT 20-203 Plant Physiology 3 3 (45) 0 (0) BT_AB20-101

BT_AB20-102

BT 20-301 Cancer & Personalized Cancer Therapy 2 2 (30) 0 (0)

BT20-201

BT20-202

BT 20-401 Animal Biotechnology 3 2 (30) 1 (45) BT20-201

BT20-202

BT 20-402 Plant Biotechnology 3 2 (30) 1 (45)

BT20-202

BT20-203

BT 20-403 Aquaculture Biotechnology 3 3 (45) 0 (0) BT20-202
BT 20-404 Bio-Energy 3 2 (30) 1 (45)

BT_AB20-204

BT_AB20-301

BT20-202

BT 20-405 Animal Cell and Drug Development 3 3 (45) 0 (0)

BT_AB20-301

BT20-201

BT20-202

Graduate Thesis

OR Internship

9 0 (0) 9 (405)  
OR complete at least 9 credits electives 9 9  

 

 

Sample Course Layout

Concentration area Biotechnology Biomedical Data Science
Year Semester Courses Credit Courses Credit
1st Fall HUM101, HIS101, MATH101, ECON101
BT_AB20-101
15 HUM101, HIS101, MATH101, ECON101
BT_AB20-101
15
Spring HUM102, ECON102, MGT101, CHEM101
BT20-101, BT20-102
15 HUM102, ECON102, MGT101, CHEM101
AB20-101
15
Summer BT_AB20-102 4 BT_AB20-102
AB20-102
6
2nd Fall MGT102
BT_AB20-103, BT_AB20-104
BT20-103, BT20-201Electives (3)
17 MGT102
BT_AB20-103, BT_AB20-104
AB20-103, AB20-201
16
Spring HIS102
BT_AB20-201, BT_AB20-203
BT20-202, BT20-203
15 HIS102
BT_AB20-201, BT_AB20-203
AB20-202, AB20-203Electives (3)
17
Summer BT_AB20-202 3 BT_AB20-202 3
3rd Fall BT_AB20-204
BT20-401, BT20-402
Electives (6)
15 BT_AB20-204
AB20-401, AB20-402
Electives (6)
15
Spring BT_AB20-301
BT20-403
Electives (9)
15 BT_AB20-301
AB20-403, AB20-404
Electives (6)
15
Summer BT20-301 3
4th Fall BT_AB20-302, BT_AB20-303
BT20-404, BT20-405
Electives (6)
17 BT_AB20-302, BT_AB20-303
AB20-405
Electives (9)
17
Spring Thesis/ Internship/

Complete at least 9 electives credits

9 Thesis/ Internship/

Complete at least 9 electives credits

9
Summer Thesis Submission

Internship Submission

Thesis Submission

Internship Submission