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A.A.S. Program Course List

Biotechnology

Biological Sciences

A.A.S. Degree (O,S)

The Biotechnology: Biological Sciences program is designed to meet the needs of students who intend to pursue a bachelor's degree in biotechnology or biological sciences. The curriculum provides a theoretical and practical education in various aspects of biology and chemistry that can be applied to diverse careers in the medical, environmental,industrial, and agricultural fields. Standard techniques used in science laboratories are covered, and special emphasis is placed on science and math instruction to prepare students for upper-level course work.

CORE COURSES


CoursesCredits
ENG101Crit Thinking & Acad Writing3
ENG102Composition and Research3
MAT190Precalculus4
SSC100First Year Seminar1
Select 2 course(s) from:
ECO111Macroeconomics3
ECO122Microeconomics3
POL111Political Science3
PSY121General Psychology3
PSY123Industrial Psychology3
SOC111Sociology3

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES


CoursesCredits
BIO150Biology I4
BIO250Principles of Microbiology4
BIO262Genetics4
BIO263Molecular Biology4
CHM150Chemical Principles I5
CHM151Chemical Principles II5
CHM240Organic Chemistry I4
CHM241Organic Chemistry II4
BIO151Biology II4
or
BIO120Anatomy and Physiology I5

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES


CoursesCredits
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
PHY205General Physics I4
SCI130Introduction to Research2
Select 2 course(s) from:
CHM250Analytical Chemistry I5
PHY206General Physics II4
SCI223Applied Ecology3
RES150Independent Study & Research I1
RES200Independent Study & Res. II1
RES250Independent Study & Res. III1