The Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology student receives one-on-one advising and guidance during his/her rigorous four year degree. The program has several faculty serving as advisors from many departments in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and other areas on campus. Your advisor will assist you with class scheduling and degree requirements. Advisors discuss opportunities for internships, scholarships and research experiences, career goals and occasionally help students find part-time jobs on campus.
Advising for Incoming Students
For incoming freshmen and transfer students, advisors from the Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology program will meet incoming students at their see blue. U orientation advising session during merit weekends in March and summer advising conferences during June and July.
During the fall semester of the freshman year, freshmen students will be advised during the classtime of ABT 101 by program advisors. In the spring semester of the freshman year, freshmen students will be assigned a permanent advisor. Your permanent advisor will remain your advisor until your graduation from UK.
Advising for Transfer Students
Each student in the Ag and Medical Biotech program is required to perform an independent research project or internship. The student begins this process by selecting a faculty research mentor. Any faculty member of the university who has an active research program relating to some aspect of biotechnology may serve as a research mentor. The research mentor may or may not be a student's advisor.