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Connected Degree

Biotechnology: Biological Sciences Option

to Biology

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from Wesley College.

YOUR PATH TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Delaware Tech has established agreements with four-year colleges and universities that connect Delaware Tech associate degree programs with bachelor's degree programs to create smooth transfer opportunities for you. These Connected Degree programs enable you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior.

THE CONNECTED DEGREE 2 + 2 CURRICULUM

Delaware Tech's Associate Degree program in Biotechnology: Biological Sciences Option offers students 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. Wesley College's Biology program provides students with the requisite knowledge in biology and chemistry necessary for the student to pursue a career in industry, education, scientific research, or to enter a graduate or professional medical program. This training involves understanding and exemplifying investigative methods and techniques, critical analysis, writing and communicative skills and the quest to relate existing knowledge to new and challenging scientific situations. Students are encouraged to experience the diversity of science and to explore the interaction between scientific discovery and application to current world problems.

VALUE FOR YOU

By completing your associate degree at Delaware Tech, you'll receive excellent instruction in small classes at a campus close to home. Delaware Tech's affordable tuition can reduce the overall cost of your college education, making the completion of your bachelor's degree more manageable.

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Refer to the Connected Degree curriculum (on the reverse side of this page) for the sequence of courses needed to complete this program. Call Delaware Tech and let us help you follow the path to your bachelor's degree.

CONNECTED DEGREE CURRICULUM

Suggested Course Sequence

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Biotechnology: Biological Sciences Option
DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Biology
WESLEY COLLEGE
First Semester (Fall)CR
BIO150Biology I4
CHM150Chemical Principles I5
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
ENG121Composition3
MAT281Calculus I4
 19
Second Semester (Spring)
BIO151Biology II4
BIO250Principles of Microbiology4
CHM151Chemical Principles II5
SOC111Sociology I3
 16
Third Semester (Fall)
BIT260Biotechnology I4
CHM240Organic Chemistry I4
CHM250Analytical Chemistry I5
PSY121General Psychology3
 16
Fourth Semester (Spring)
CHM241Organic Chemistry II4
BIT261Biotechnology II4
ENG122Technical Writing-Comm3
PHY205General Physics I or4
PHY281Physics I with Calculus4
 15
Fifth Semester (Fall)CR
MA201Intro to Statistical Methods3
PEXXXPE Electives2
EN101Literature for Composition3
PS250Physics II4
XXXXXBotany Course4
 16
Sixth Semester (Spring)
REXXXReligion Elective3
ENXXXLiterature Elective3
BI322Cell Biology4
XXXXXMajor Elective*3/4
XXXXXCommunicating in the World Elective3
 16/17
Seventh Semester (Fall)
XXXXXAmerican Culture Elective3
XXXXXNon-American Culture Elective3
XXXXXZoology Course4
CH326Biochemistry4
BI406Research Methods2
 16
Eighth Semester (Spring)
BI407Experimental and Project Research1
BI340Genetics4
XXXXXMajor Electives*7/8
 12/13
*Students must satisfy the requirements for a concentration.
The Bachelor's program in Biology requires a minimum of 124 credits. Course offerings by semester may vary. Students must contact their advisor. RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, is a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Georgetown, DE: 302-259-6605 Newark, DE: 302-453-3784
Wesley College
Dover, DE: 302-736-2456
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 07/2012