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Associate of Applied Science degree

Diploma and Certificate options available.  See advisor for information.

Course
Number
Course
Title
Credit
Hours

First Semester (Fall)
  BIO-190   Introductory Biotechnology3
 
OR

 
  EGT-440   PLTW-Biotechnical Engineering3
 
OR

 
  EGR-440   PLTW-Biotechnical Engineering3
  BIO-400   Lab Methodology3
  ENG-105   Composition I3
  CHM-110   Introduction to Chemistry3
  CHM-111   Introduction to Chemistry Lab1
  MAT-120   College Algebra *3
 
OR

 
  MAT-138   College Algebra with Limits4

16

Second Semester (Spring)
  BIO-112   General Biology I4
  CHM-132   Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry4
  CSC-110   Introduction to Computers3
  ENG-108   Composition II - Technical Writing3

14

Third Semester (Fall)
  BIO-186   Microbiology4
  BIO-410   Molecular Biology Techniques I4
  BIO-430   Molecular Genetics3
  MAT-157   Statistics *4

15

Fourth Semester (Spring)
  BIO-420   Molecular Biology Techniques II4
  BIO-450   Basic Bioinformatics3
  MGT-145   Human Relations in Management3
  PHI-105   Introduction to Ethics3
  SPC-101   Fundamentals of Oral Communication3

16

Fifth Semester (Summer)
  BIO-249   Biotechnology Internship3

3


Total Program Hours     64


*Your math placement score may require preparatory math courses.

Note:  If you have already taken science courses at Kirkwood or another institution, you may be able to substitute or waive some of the required courses in the curriculum.  Please check with your advisor.