All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.
1 Choose from the following courses: CST 100, CST 110, CST 227, ENG 115, ENG 131.
2 This requirement may be satisfied by a total of 3 credits selected from BIO 290, BIO 296, BIO 297, and BIO 299. A total of 3 credits in this category is required, from a combination of 1 – 3 credits in any of these courses. Students must be approved by the Biotechnology program coordinator(s) for an internship or Cooperative Education assignment. Criteria for approval include successful completion of biotechnology courses (including a demonstrated proficiency of basic lab skills), a professional work ethic, and an ability to work well with others. Please see a Biotechnology academic advisor for assistance in determining eligibility and placement or approval of a topic for a Project or Supervised Study.