Curriculum & Courses

 

Associate Degree in Applied Science in Biotechnology:

An Associate in Applied Science with a specialization in Biotechnology: This program is designed to prepare graduates for employment into entry-level positions at biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, as laboratory, research, or manufacturing technicians.  Coursework will develop an understanding of basic scientific principles in biology and chemistry, and will emphasize laboratory techniques and procedures such as solution and media preparation, DNA purification and analysis, electrophoresis, chromatography, maintenance of cells in culture, and quality control techniques.

Biotechnology Lab Technician Career Studies certificate:

This Career Studies Certificate is designed for persons wishing to enhance their employment options or retrain for a career as a laboratory technician in various biotechnology disciplines. Students interested in this certificate may include: a) career changers who already have a bachelor’s degree, b) scientists who were trained in foreign countries who need updated training, c) current A.S. in Science students who want to obtain a core of biotech courses and/or find a job in local industry while they complete their undergraduate degrees, and d) high school teachers who wish to refine their own biotechnology skills and obtain the required re-training necessary for continued teacher certification.

Biotech Courses:

New Biotech Courses :

NOTE: Please, visit the college catalog website for more information on courses at:

http://www.nvcc.edu/current-students/services-to-students/courses--schedules/