Welcome to the Biotechnology Major!

What is biotechnology?

Biotechnology is the application of organisms and biological systems to improve human health, advance agriculture, generate energy and clean up the environment.

The Biotechnology Major at the University of California-Davis is a four-year undergraduate program that provides entry into this fascinating field.

Excellent career prospects exist in areas such as personalized medicine, genetic testing, biofuel production, and environmental bioremediation.