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Associate of Science in Biotechnology
AS.BIO.TECH (61 Credit Hours)

This program prepares students seeking positions as biotechnology laboratory technicians, biological technicians, and medical or clinical technicians. It will enable individuals currently employed in biotechnology occupations to update skills to address changing technologies for career advancement. Biotechnology is a high-skill, high-demand, high-wage industry.

Program Required Courses

YEAR I – First Semester

 
ENC 1101 English Composition I 3 cr
MAC 1105 College Algebra 3 cr
MCB 2000 Microbiology and Human Disease 3 cr
MCB 2000L Microbiology and Human Disease Laboratory 1 cr
BSC 1420C Introduction to Biotechnology 3 cr
   

YEAR I – Second Semester

 
BSC 2010 Biological Science I 3 cr
BSC 2010L Biological Science I Laboratory 1 cr
*CHM 2045 General Chemistry I 3 cr
*CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Laboratory 1 cr
STA 2023 Elementary Statistics 3 cr
   

YEAR I – Third Semester

 
**BSC 1092 Human Biology 3 cr
**BSC 1092L Human Biology Laboratory 1 cr
BSC 2420 Biotechnology I 3 cr
BSC 2420L Biotechnology I Laboratory 2 cr
CHM 2046 General Chemistry II 3 cr
CHM 2046L General Chemistry II Laboratory 1 cr
   

YEAR II – First Semester

 
BSC 2427 Biotechnology II 3 cr
BSC 2427L Biotechnology II Laboratory 2 cr
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry 4 cr
CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 1 cr
PSY 2012 General Psychology 3 cr
   

YEAR II – Second Semester

 
CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II 4 cr
CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 1 cr
PHI 1600 Ethics 3 cr
BSC 2943 Biotechnology Internship 3 cr
*Requires additional coursework.** BSC 2085/ BSC 2085L can be substituted for BSC 1092/BSC 1092L
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