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** Program Inactivated **

This certificate has been inactivated.
No new students are being accepted into this certificate program.

Prepare for a high-tech career in biotechnology by completing this certificate and working in local industry, or using it to complement an associate or bachelor’s degree in the life sciences.

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Entry-level positions in biotechnology laboratories or career advancement when used to supplement existing degrees or work experience.

Academic Options: Complete additional courses to earn an Associate of Science degree.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program. 

Program Requirements 2017-2018

Program Prerequisites

Before enrolling in this program, you must complete the following:

MAT 142 Topics in College Mathematics [SUN# MAT 1142] or higher  OR  placement into MAT 151 or higher 0-3
BIO 181IN  General Biology I: Majors [SUN# BIO 1181] 4
CHM 151IN  General Chemistry I [SUN# CHM 1151] 5
Subtotal 9-12

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
BIO 206 Biotechnology Instrumentation I 4
BIO 207 Biotechnology Instrumentation II 4
BIO 299 Co-op: Biotechnology 1
BIO 299WK Co-op Work: Biotechnology 3
CHM 152IN General Chemistry II [SUN# CHM 1152] 5
CHM 235IN Organic Chemistry I [SUN# CHM 2235] 5
CHM 236IN Organic Chemistry II [SUN# CHM 2236] 5
Subtotal 27
Total 27