Biotechnology, Associate in Applied Science

Florissant Valley

Biotechnology is applied biology of cells and their products. The biotechnology classes in this program provide the knowledge and skills to work in a life science research laboratory, in molecular-cellular quality control, in bioprocessing and in other life science industry settings.

Fundamentals of Chemistry I or high school chemistry with a grade of A or B within the past three years is required for entry into this program.

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Program of Study

General Education
ENG 101College Composition I3
MTH 160College Algebra4
COM 101Oral Communication I3
CHM 105General Chemistry I5
XXX xxxMissouri State Requirement3
XXX xxxSocial Science Elective3
Physical Education Activity
Select 2 credit hours2
Program Requirements
BIO 104Basic Laboratory Methods for Biotechnology3
BIO 140Principles of Biology I4
BIO 152Quantitative Methods in Biotechnology2
BIO 218Microbiology for Biotechnology4
BIO 219Biotechnology I5
BIO 220Biotechnology II5
BIO 221Workplace Learning: Biotechnology3
BIO 225Genetics5
BIO 226Advanced Topics in Biotechnology (two sections required)3
BIO 226Advanced Topics in Biotechnology (two sections required)3
CHM 106General Chemistry II5
GE 101Technical Computer Applications3
PHL 109Bio-Medical Ethics3
Total Credit Hours71