A.A.S. Program Course List

Biotechnology

Biotechnology

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

Biotechnology associate degree graduates are prepared for entry-level employment in a variety of laboratory settings. They analyze and interpret data using their knowledge of biological methods, laboratory techniques, and modern instrumentation. Students acquire 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.

CORE COURSES

Courses Credits
ENG 101 Crit Thinking & Acad Writing 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
ENG 122 Technical Writing-Comm 3
MAT 153 College Math and Statistics 4
or
MAT 181 Algebra and Trigonometry I 4
Select 2 course(s) from:
CLT 110 Cross-Cultural Immersion 3
COM 111 Human Communications 3
ECO 111 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 122 Microeconomics 3
POL 111 Political Science 3
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
PSY 123 Industrial Psychology 3
SOC 111 Sociology 3

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES

Courses Credits
BIO 150 Biology I 4
BIO 151 Biology II 4
BIO 250 Principles of Microbiology 4
BIT 260 Biotechnology I 4
BIT 261 Biotechnology II 4
CHM 111 Intro to Organic & Biochemstry 4
CHM 250 Analytical Chemistry I 5
CHM 251 Analytical Chemistry II 4

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES

Courses Credits
CHM 150 Chemical Principles I 5
CHM 151 Chemical Principles II 5
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3