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Arabidopsis thaliana is a plant commonly used for studying plant genetics.

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UK Core

There are many avenues to complete some of UK Core in high school.  Some AP and IB courses, dual credit courses in high school and community college coursework will transfer to UK and complete UK Core courses.  UK Core heading from bulletin

For Ag and Medical Biotech, a few of the UK Core requirements also fulfill pre-major or major requirements for the ABT degree.  Contact the Ag and Medical Biotech's academic coordinator or the transfer center for more information on completing UK Core courses prior to attending UK.

Admission to the Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology program

The Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology program is a non-selective major at the University of Kentucky.  Once you are accepted to UK and declare Ag Biotech as your major, you're an ABT student! 

To apply to the University of Kentucky, complete the undergraduate admissions application and enter AG for UK College, AGBI for Major and BSAB for Degree Code. 

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Transitioning to College

The Ag and Medical Biotech program is a challenging degree.  Whether you are still in high school or transferring from a community college, considering improving your understanding of calculus, chemistry and biology.  If your high school offers Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate studies, consider studying Calculus, Biology, and Chemistry. 

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Studies

You can receive college credit for many of the AP and IB courses.  Please review the Special Academic Programs section in the current UK Bulletin concerning the University of Kentucky Policy Guide for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate studies.

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