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Biotechnology: Biological Sciences Option

to Biological Sciences

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

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.

Delaware State University's Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences provides preparation for students planning to pursue a technical position or advanced study requiring knowledge and skills related to biomedical, environmental, organismal, or other areas of biological science. This degree provides a strong base in molecular and cellular biology and allows electives to provide the flexibility for students to prepare themselves to attend graduate school or professional school for medical, dental, or other allied health careers.

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

DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY

First Semester CR
BIO 150 Biology I 4
CHM 150 Chemical Principles I 5
CIS 107 Intro to Computers/Application 3
ENG 121 Composition 3
MAT 185 Precalculus 4
  19
Second Semester
BIO 151 Biology II 4
BIO 250 Principles of Microbiology 4
CHM 151 Chemical Principles II 5
MAT 281 Calculus I 4
  17
Third Semester
BIT 260 Biotechnology I 4
CHM 240 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM 250 Analytical Chemistry I 5
SOC 111 Sociology I 3
  16
Fourth Semester
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry II 4
BIT 261 Biotechnology II 4
ENG 122 Technical Writing-Comm 3
PHY 205 General Physics I* 4
PSY 121 General Psychology 3
  18
Fifth Semester CR
23 215 Cell Biology 4
23 210 Genetics 4
01 200 Speech 3
01 20X African-American/World Literature I 3
XX XXX Foreign Language I 3
  17
Sixth Semester
23 399 Junior Seminar: Biological Preparation 1
24 403 Biochemistry 4
34 20X African-American/World Civilization 3
26 112 Intro to Physics II with Lab 4
XX XXX Foreign Language I 3
  15
Seventh Semester
23 451 Senior Research (Senior CapstoneI)* 3
16 100 Fitness and Wellness 2
23 310 Molecular Biology 4
01 20X African-American/World Literature II 3
  12
Eighth Semester
23 XXX Biology Electives 8
23 499 Senior Seminar: Biological Presentation (Senior Capstone II) 1
31 395 Global Societies 3
XX XXX Arts and Humanities 3
  15
*Students should take this course for DSU transfer. **If the student had an approved research internship, biology elective can be substituted.
The Bachelor of Science program in Biological Sciences at Delaware State University requires a minimum of 121 credits.
Course sequencing may vary by semester. See your advisor.
RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, is a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Georgetown: 302-259-6605
Stanton: 302-453-3784
Delaware State University
Dover: 302-857-7117
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 10/2008