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2010-2011 Catalog 
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biotechnology, Associate of Science

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The A.S. Biotechnology program prepares students for transfer to a four-year college or university. The program has a solid foundation in biology, chemistry and mathematics in addition to the applied laboratory techniques courses in Biotechnology.

Graduates are able to:

  • communicate in a professional manner
  • demonstrate the technical skills applicable to the Biotechnology industry
  • exhibit proficiency in good record keeping and documentation
  • explore career opportunities while gaining in specific technical areas

Curriculum – A.S. Degree

Total Credits 66

1 Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education list.

2 Mathematics by official placement. *Students must complete through Precalculus II (MATH 113 ). If students place higher than Precalculus I (MATH 112 ), it is recommended that they take Calculus I (MATH 151 ). However, free electives may be used in place of mathematics credit.

3 Ethics (PHIL 114  ) is recommended.

4 Students intending to transfer to Kean University’s Science and Technology Biotechnology Program or to Rutgers University’s Biotechnology Program should take Genetics (BIOL 242 ). 

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