Biotechnology, Associate in Applied Science

(Suggested Occupational Plan)

First Semester

BIOL 1414Introduction to Biotechnology I

4

BIOL 1406Biological Concepts I: Cellular and Molecular

4

ENGL 1301Composition I

3

MATH 1314College Algebra

3

KINE 1238Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport

2

MATH 1314: Or any college-level math from the Core Curriculum list.

Second Semester

BIOL 1415Introduction to Biotechnology II

4

 

CHEM 1407Introductory Chemistry II

4

OR

CHEM 1412General Inorganic Chemistry II

4

 

BIOL 1407Biological Concepts II: Evolution, Diversity, Structure, Function and Environment

4

OR

BIOL 2401Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

Third Semester

CHEM 1405Introductory Chemistry I

4

OR

CHEM 1411General Inorganic Chemistry I

4

 

BIOL 2416Genetics

4

OR

BIOL 2421Microbiology

4

 

Creative Arts OR Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core Elective

3

Fourth Semester

SPCH 1315Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

 

BITC 1403Principles of Biochemistry

4

OR

CHEM 2323Organic Chemistry I

3

AND

CHEM 2123Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

 

PSYC 2301General Psychology

3

SPCH 1315: Students may select another Speech course upon consultation and approval with a full-time biotechnology instructor.

PSYC 2301: May substitute ECON 2301, ECON 2302, or SOCI 1301.

Fifth Semester

BITC 2441Molecular Biology Techniques

4

 

BITC 2431Cell Culture Techniques

4

OR

BITC 2411Biotechnology Laboratory Instrumentation

4

 

BITC 2386Internship- Biology Technician/Biotechnology Lab Technician

3

BITC 2431: Students may take this course at any time after BITC 1414.

Total Semester Hours for Associate Degree 60