Biotechnology: Biological Sciences Option

to Biological Sciences

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

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.

The University of Delaware's Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences facilitates students' understanding of principles governing biological processes that span a continuum from molecules and cells to organisms and ecosystems. The student will have a foundation for advanced study of biology at the graduate level, for further training in such areas as the health professions, environmental science, law, biomedical ethics, genetic counseling, journalism, and public health, and for a wide array of career opportunities.

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
Biological Sciences

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE

First Semester (Fall) CR
BIO 150 Biology I 4
CHM 150 Chemical Principles I 5
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
ENG 121 Composition 3
MAT 281 Calculus 4
  19
Second Semester (Spring)
BIO 151 Biology II 4
BIO 250 Principles of Microbiology 4
CHM 151 Chemical Principles II 5
SOC 111 Sociology I 3
  16
Third Semester (Fall)
BIT 260 Biotechnology I 4
CHM 240 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM 250 Analytical Chemistry I 5
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
  16
Fourth Semester (Spring)
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry II^ 4
BIT 261 Biotechnology II 4
ENG 122 Technical Writing-Comm+ 3
PHY 205 General Physics I or 4
PHY 281 Physics I with Calculus 4
  15
Fifth Semester (Fall) CR
BISC 306 General Physiology 3
XXXX XXX Foreign Language Course 4
XXXX XXX Group A Course* 3
XXXX XXX Group B Course* 3
PHYS 202 Introductory Physics II 4
  17
Sixth Semester (Spring)
BISC 302 General Ecology 3
XXXX XXX Free Elective Course 3
XXXX XXX Foreign Language Course 4
XXXX XXX Group B Course* 3
XXXX XXX Group C Course* 3
  16
Seventh Semester (Fall)
BISC 403 Genetic and Evolutionary Biology 3
XXXX XXX Foreign Language Course 4
XXXX XXX Group A Course* 3
XXXX XXX Group B Course* 3
  13
Eighth Semester (Spring)
XXXX XXX Free Elective Course 3
BISC XXX Biology Course (300/400 Level) 3
BISC 6XX Literature-Based 600 Level course from approved list 3
XXXX XXX Group A Course* 3
  12
^Students should take this course for the B.A. in Biological Sciences connected degree.
+To meet the second writing requirement, students must take this course in their last semester or after 60 credits.
*One course must fulfill the multicultural requirement.
Students must complete a minimum of 124 credits for the B.A. in Biological Sciences.
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
University of Delaware
Newark, DE: 302-831-2275
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 08/2012