BIOTECHNOLOGY (BI23)

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Biotechnology is designed to meet the increasing demand for skilled technicians in biotechnology. Graduates will be prepared for employment in research and processing environments. Examples include biotechnical, biomedical, food, agricultural, pharmaceutical, environmental and chemical laboratories and processing environments, plus manufacturing quality control laboratories and the health industry.

Associate Degree
Program Length 73 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum age: 18
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Macon Campus

Biotechnology Curriculum
   

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses
15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication  
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
3
ENGL 1105 Technical Communications
3
     
Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 1101Introduction to Psychology
3
     
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics
MATH 1111 College Algebra
3
     
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts  
HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities
3
     
Occupational Courses
58
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
BIOL 1111 Biology I
3
BIOL 1111L Biology Lab I
1
BIOL 2117 Introductory Microbiology
3
BIOL 2117L Introductory Microbiology Lab
1
CHEM 1211 Chemistry I
3
CHEM 1211L Chemistry Lab I
1
CHEM 1212 Chemistry II
3
CHEM 1212L Chemistry Lab II
1
BUSN 1410 Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications
4
BTEC 1010 Introduction to Biotechnology
2
BTEC 2010 Biotechnology Math Applications
5
BTEC 2050 Biotech Lab Methods and Techniques
5
BTEC 2100 Cell Culture
4
BTEC 2105 Organic and Biochemistry
4
BTEC 2110 Bioprocessing/Production
4
BTEC 2150 Molecular Biology
4
BTEC 2300 Environmental Technology
4
BTEC 2500 Biotechnology Internship
3
     
 
Total Hours
73