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Degree Information

Students who complete all of the program requirements will earn an AAS degree (Associate in Applied Science). This will require approximately five semesters of full-time study. Additional time may be needed for students attending part-time or those who need additional time to achieve minimum requirements in English, math or science.

Please follow the links below to view the program requirements:

2017 Biotech Curriculum

2018 Biotech Curriculum

Changes from 2017-2018  

Admissions Procedures

Applicants must:

When to Apply

Applications are accepted at anytime during the year.  Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible to allow them time to complete the application process and take the Placement Tests before Priority Registration which begins approximately eight weeks before the start of the next semester.  This allows students the best selections of courses and times.   

   Priority Registration  Classes Begin
 Fall Semester  Mid-July  After August 15th
 Spring Semester  Mid-November  After January 1st
 Summer Term  Mid-April  Late May


Major Courses of Study

Basic Lab Techniques
Bioprocess Techniques
Cell Culture
General Biology I and II
Immunological Techniques
Introduction to Chemistry and Chemistry Lab
Introduction to Computers
Organic and Biochemistry 
Recombinant DNA Technology

Tuition and Fees

View current tuition information.

Additional Expenses

General student fees are charged each semester.  They include parking. These rates are subject to change without notice. Textbooks for each class may cost several hundred dollars each. Some courses have additional laboratory fees. Students will also have additional expenses involved in travel between the Biotechnology Center and the main campus.