Biotechnology Diploma (D20100A)

Students enrolled in the Biotechnology Diploma (D20100A) curriculum will develop skills to meet the increasing demands for skilled laboratory technicians in various fields of biological and chemical technology. Emphasis is on preparing students to enter the allied health fields of medical technology and/or chemical technology in the areas of research and development, hospital and clinic laboratory careers, or industrial based laboratory careers.

Technician with Microscope - Health-Illness Concepts - Biotechnology Diploma (D20100A) - Medical Assisting (AAS) A45400

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BIO-111 - General Biology I 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-112 - General Biology II 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-250 - Genetics 3 3 4 fall
BIO-275 - Microbiology 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BTC-150 - Bioethics 3 0 3 fall
BTC-181 - Basic Lab Techniques 3 3 4 fall
CHM-132 - Organic and Biochemistry 3 3 4 spring
CHM-131 - Introduction to Chemistry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
CHM-131A - Intro to Chemistry Lab 0 3 1 fall, spring, summer
CHM-151 - General Chemistry I 3 3 4 fall, summer

Total Major Hours: 31

General Education Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer

Communications:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ENG-114 - Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 3 fall, spring

Total General Education Hours: 6

Fall Semester

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BIO-111 - General Biology I 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BTC-181 - Basic Lab Techniques 3 3 4 fall
CHM-131 - Introduction to Chemistry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
CHM-131A - Intro to Chemistry Lab 0 3 1 fall, spring, summer
CHM-151 - General Chemistry I 3 3 4 fall, summer
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Spring Semester

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BIO-112 - General Biology II 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-275 - Microbiology 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BTC-150 - Bioethics 3 0 3 fall
CHM-132 - Organic and Biochemistry 3 3 4 spring
ENG-114 - Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 3 fall, spring

Summer Term

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BIO-250 - Genetics 3 3 4 fall

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 37

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