Liberal Arts and Sciences/Biotechnology/Biomedical Technology Transfer

Degree offered

Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences (Biotechnology/Biomedical Technology)

Credits required 63/67

Dean

Sarmad Saman

Program contact

Robert Rak, Coordinator and Professor of Environmental Technology, ext. 2771

Program Code: LA

Concentration Code: LABT

Program Goals Statement

This program is designed to provide the student with the biological and chemical background to seek employment as a lab technician in some biotechnology/biomedical sectors.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes

Program Information

  • Students needing additional courses to fill out a light schedule might want to consider the following courses that do not apply to the degree but will enhance their knowledge because of their relevancy to the Biomedical/Biotechnology field BIO 241, MED 205, MTH 251, or MTH 252

After BCC

Degree Requirements

Choose one of the following

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

General Courses

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

ENG 215Technical Writing

3 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Choose one of the following

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 252The Sociology of Human Relations

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses – Choose one Multicultural Perspective elective

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

HST 252African-American History

3 credits

HST 259History of North American Indian Peoples

3 credits

HST 265Immigration and Ethnicity in American History

3 credits

ENG 217Writings from the Margins of Contemporary American Literature

3 credits

ENG 257Contemporary African-American Women'sWriting

3 credits

ENG 259Native American Novels

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses – Choose one Technical elective

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:0-4

See General Education Competency Courses - Technical Literacy for course listings

Program Courses

BIO 121Fundamentals of Biological Science I

4 credits

BIO 126Introduction to Biotechnology

3 credits

BIO 239Elements of Microbiology

4 credits

BIO 240Cell Biology

4 credits

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

CHM 113Fundamentals of Chemistry I

4 credits

CHM 114Fundamentals of Chemistry II

4 credits

CHM 116Health Science Chemistry II

4 credits

CHM 225Biochemistry

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:34

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

BIO 121, BIO 126, CHM 113, CSS 101, ENG 101, MTH 119

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

BIO 239, CHM 114, ENG 102, COM 101

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

Multicultural Perspective Elective, BIO 240, CHM 116, ENG 215

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

CED 210, CHM 225, CHM 226, Technical Elective, SOC 101 or SOC 212 or SOC 252
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