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Biotechnology Diploma

Associate of Applied Science degree and Certificate options available.
See advisor for information.

Course
Number
Course
Title
Credit
Hours

First Semester
  BIO-190   Introductory Biotechnology3
 
OR

 
  EGT-440   PLTW-Biotechnical Engineering3
 
OR

 
  EGR-440   PLTW-Biotechnical Engineering3
  BIO-112   General Biology I4
  BIO-400   Lab Methodology3
  CHM-110   Introduction to Chemistry3
  CHM-111   Introduction to Chemistry Lab1

14

Second Semester
  BIO-410   Molecular Biology Techniques I4
  BIO-430   Molecular Genetics3
  CHM-132   Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry4
  MAT-157   Statistics *4

15

Third Semester
  BIO-186   Microbiology4
  BIO-420   Molecular Biology Techniques II4
  BIO-450   Basic Bioinformatics3

11


Total Program Hours     40


*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.