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Undergraduate Programe
(Applied for new students admitted at academic year 2010)

  Meeting of curriculum committee of Department approved.  21, Jan, 2010
  Meeting of curriculum committee of College approved.  27, Jan, 2010
  Meeting of curriculum committee of School approved.  09, Mar, 2010
  Meeting of academic affairs office approved.

 Characteristic :

The course design emphasizes basic training in the field of biology and biochemistry specialties. It is classified into three areas: basic biochemistry, basic specialty field, and application technology. Course design uses living organisms as research subjects and chemistry as an experimental tool with focus on the understanding biochemistry mechanisms. Through the use of molecular biology and cell biology, students can easily understand a variety of biology and cell biology questions at the molecular level. As for training in the field of chemistry, it includes lectures and laboratory sessions in basic chemistry, organic chemistry, and analytical chemistry as well as in biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology, etc. Such rigorous course work will allow students to lay a solid foundation that will enable them to deal with various biological problems in the future.

 Course Object :
  a. Educating biochemical science and technology related knowledge.
  b. Training fundamental biochemical science and technology related professional competence.
  c. Laying the foundation of future development and essential civic literacy.
  d. Enhancing problem solving and teamwork ability.

 Basic Ability Index :
  a. Fundamental knowledge of biochemical science and technology.
  b. Application culture of biochemical science and technology.
  c. Ability of problem finding and problem solving.
  d. Ability of interpersonal communication and cooperation.
  e. Application and creative competence of biochemical science and technology.
  f. Researching and developing ability of biochemical science and technology.
  g. Humanism culture and social concerning.
  h. Self developing and enhancing ability.

  Total number of credits needed for graduation : 128
  Include : Compulsory required credits : 58
               Selective required credits : 40
               General education credits : 30


compulsory required



Biology (3)

Biology is the foundation of all fields of biologic science. Students will know the process of scientific research in this course. And we will discuss cytology, respiration, photosynthesis, cell cycle, genetics, evolution, biodiversity, ecology, morphology and function of plants and animals.

Biology Lab (1)

By experimental operation and observation in this course, students will know the structure, function, and reproduction of cells and organisms.

General Chemistry (3)


General Chemistry Lab (1)


Calculus (3)


Organic Chemistry (3)


Organic Chemistry Lab (1)


General Physics (2)


General Physics Lab (1)


Microbiology (3)


Microbiology Lab (1)


selective required



Introduction of Scientific Development I , II (2,2)

This course introduces biotechnology as it pertains to human health and disease. Topics include an introduction to molecular biology and genetics, recombinant DNA technology, biopharmaceutical products, forensics and genetic testing, stem cells and regenerative medicine, genomics and bioinformatics, and ethical issues arising from biotechnology disease diagnosis and treatment. 

Scientific Japanese I , II (2,2)



compulsory required



Analytical Chemistry (3)


Analytical Chemistry Lab (1)

In this course, students will know the basic concept and skill of analytical experiment, and learning principles of common analytical methods and methods of experimental design.

Biochemistry I , II (4,4)

The mechanism of life is viewed on the base of chemistry, including bio-molecular structure, function and metabolism. Many kinds of chemical reactions construct the base of life.

Biochemistry Lab I , II (1,1)

The course includes many biochemical experiments, focus on separation, purification, and identification of small bio-molecules, proteins, and nucleic acid. It will offer student a lot of experiment al skills.

Bio-organic Chemistry (2)

This course will continue the organic chemistry study from the first year and guide students to understand the chemistry part of the biochemistry. The content includes the chemistry reaction, synthesis and biochemistry mechanism.

Physiology (3)


Scientific Paper Reading and Analytic Methods I , II (1,1)

This class is about the scientific journal study. Students will learn how to read the science paper. They will have the seminar about the scientific paper reading.

selective required



Molecular Genetics & Lab (3) Updating.

Mycology (2)

Mycology is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the biology, diversity, taxonomy and phylogeny of the true fungi and those fungal-like organisms. The course comprises two-hour lectures per week for undergraduate students.  Lecture focus on a concise introduction to the fundamental properties and activities of fungi in their natural environment.

Plant Tissue Culture Technique and Lab (3)


Genetics and Evolution (2)


Applied Microbiology (2)

This course firstly introduces the major areas of industrial microbiology, and then provides students with research strategies and results from recent scientific journals in the fields. In order to promote research interests, students also need to oral report a scientific paper via group meetings by themselves and with teacher outside class.

Introduction to Biotechnology (2)

This course is an introduction to biotechnology, including historical perspectives, current applications and future directions. The course will consist of lectures and interactive discussions in the classroom. The course also concludes with a consideration of bioethical issues relating to this powerful new technology.

Cell Culture Techniques (2)


Plant Physiology (2)


Enzymology (2)

The chemical reactions in life are regulated by proteins, named enzyme. The mechanism of catalysis is analyzed on the base of kinetic and structural views. It also includes the topics of enzymatic assay, industrial enzymes, and enzyme immobilization.

Applied Biotechnology & Lab (4) Updating.


compulsory required



Molecular Biology
I , II (3,3)

In this course, the transcription mechanism, transcription factors and posttranscriptional processes in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes will be investigated and discussed.

Molecular Biology Lab I , II (1,1)

This course consists of current methods of molecular biology that are taught in the course, including gene cloning, PCR, Southern (DNA) blotting, Northern (RNA) blotting, Western blotting, DNA sequencing, and protein expression. Upon completion of this course, the students are expected to gain an understanding of techniques that are currently being utilized in the biochemical and biotechnology industries. 

Immunology (2)

Immunology deals with the physiological functioning of the immune system in states of both health and disease; malfunctions of the immune system in immunological disorders; the physical, chemical and physiological characteristics of the components of the immune system in vitro, in situ, and in vivo.

Seminar I (1) Updating.

Cell Biology (2)

Knowing the components of cells and how cells work is fundamental to all biological sciences. Appreciating the similarities and differences between cell types is particularly important to the fields of cell and molecular biology as well as to biomedical fields such as cancer research and developmental biology.

Cell Biology Lab (1)

The Cell Biology Lab is designed to familiarize you with how experimental science is designed, performed and how it is communicated. Over the course of the semester, students will be designing and performing experiments that reinforce concepts covered in the lecture portion of the class. Your job will be to think like scientists when designing experiments to answer hypothesize driven questions about basic cellular processes. You will learn to perform the experiments properly, to keep good records of your results, and to communicate the results and conclusions of your work in written reports.

selective required



Biostatics (2)


Embryology and Stem Cells (2) Updating.

Biomaterial Application (2)

In this course, different types of biomaterials will be introduced. It will help students to know the applications of biomaterials. The content includes the classes of biomaterial, in vitro analysis, biomedical applications and tissue responses.

Immunology Lab (1)

Introduction of the basic concepts of immunology and experimental techniques.

Introduction to Neuroscience (2)


Special Topics I , II (1,1)

Students will become familiar with molecular biology and biochemical technology. They also will learn most state-of-the-art technology and knowledge about biochemistry.

Application of cellular signal transduction (2)


Cell Cycle and Checkpoint (2)

This class is about the cell cycle, the ordered set of processes by which one cell grows and divids into two daughter cells. Students will learn the knowledge about different phase of cell cycle control and how the cell control the cell cycle processes.

Techniques of Protein Purification and Characterization (2)

Based on the various chemical properties of proteins, the content of course includes many kinds of protein quantization methods and protein purification skills.

Principles and Applications of PCR (2)

In this course, many aspects of PCR will be studied, including PCR principle, primer design, template preparation, and many basic PCR application.

Developmental Biology (2)

With  the application of advances in cell and molecular biology, the progress in developmental biology in recent years has been remarkable, and an enormous amount of information is now available. This class is designed for undergraduates and the emphasis is on principles and key concepts of Developmental Biology. It deals with the process by which the genes in the fertilized egg control cell behavior in the embryo and so determine the nature of the animal or plant.

Molecular Carcinogenesis (2)

This class is about the oncology. Understanding the molecular mechanism of carcinogensis. Students will learn the knowledge about DNA repair and tumor formation.

Bioinformatics (2)

The computing power overwhelm all field of live, even the study of life sciences. The mechanism of life could be analyzed or understand by computing software and databases on internet. It will show you the power of computer effect scientific studies.

Proteomics (2)

The protein function and interactions in life will be studies by mass-spectrometry methods. It is quite different from chemical methods.

Development and Application of Medicinal Plant (2)


Pharmacology (2)

It will help students to know the basic idea of pharmacology. The content includes the different drug pathways, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacology and toxicology.

Patent Search and Analysis (2)



compulsory required



Seminar II (1)


selective required



Trends in Biotechnology Industry (2)


Genomics (2)

This class as an introduction to genome science intended for senoir indergraduates or for graduate students who are new to the field. The general features of the field of genomics seem to have settled down around genome-scale sequencing, analysis of variation, gene expression profiling, proteomics, and metobolomics. Another major theme is that genome research is not restricted to human biology or just a handful of biomedical model organisms: agricultural, ecological, behavioral, and evolutionary genomics are emerging. I hope to encourage students to develop a familiarity with genomics that will be useful whether they persue careers in ceience, law, marketing, or wherever their interests may lead.

Special Topics III , IV (1,1)


Bio-Energy (2)


Glycobiology (2)

The function of glycans (polysaccharides) is studied in the fields of protein function, cell adhesion, signal transduction and development on the chemical properties, molecular structures and cell localization. Glycan display the functions in cell, tissues, and organ, not just energy release.


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