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Biotechnology and Forensic DNA

This program is designed to prepare you for employment as a laboratory technician in the biotechnology/biomedical sector for work as a laboratory technician in the biotechnology/biomedical sector.

If you need additional courses to fill out a light schedule, you might want to consider the following courses that do not apply to the degree but will enhance your knowledge because of their relevancy to the Biomedical/Biotechnology field (BIO 241, MED 205, MTH 251, or MTH 252).

Program Courses

Program Courses Credits

BIO 121 - Fundamentals of Biological Science

4 credits

BIO 126 - Introduction to Biotechnology

3 credits

BIO 127 - Introduction to Biotechniques

4 credits

BIO 239 - Elements of Microbiology

4 credits

BIO 240 - Cell Biology

4 credits

CED 210 - Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

BIO 250 - Immunology

4 credits

CHM 115 - Health Science Chemistry II

4 credits

CHM 116 - Health Science Chemistry II

4 credits

CHM 225 - Biochemistry

4 credits

SCI 125 - Social and Ethical Issues in Science, Technology, and Health Science

3 credits

PSY 101 - General Psychology

3 credits

 

General Courses Credits

COM 101 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

CSS 101 - College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101 - Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102 - Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

ENG 215 - Technical Writing

3 credits

MTH 119 - Fundamental Statistics 

3 credits

 

Recommended Course Sequence and Electives

Semester Recommended Course Sequence*

Sem. 1

BIO 121, BIO 126, ENG 101, CSS 101, MTH 119, COM 101

Sem. 2

CHM 115, ENG 102,  HST 113 or 114, Behavioral & Social Science Elective, BIO 127, EGR 103

Sem. 3

CHM 116, BIO 240, ENG 215, Behavioral & Social Science Elective, BIO 239

Sem. 4

PSY 101, CHM 225, BIO 250, CED 210, SCI 125

*Course designations only 

 Elective Courses

Choose any two Behavioral and Social Science Courses (from the list on p 25 in current catalog) (6 Credits)                                                           

EGR 103, or waived if student takes two online classes 0-3.

Choose one of the following:

HST 113 (3 Credits)

HST 114 

 

 

After BCC

With the continually growing biotech industry in Massachusetts, there is an ever increasing need for laboratory technicians. The BCC Biotechnology and Forensic DNA degree prepares you for work in both industrial and academic laboratories.

BCC participates in the statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer.

For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current BCC articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website at Bristolcc.edu/transfer.

Event Calendar

Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:45:00 GMT

Placement Testing-FALL RIVER-Monday, November 20, 2017-9:45am-16176-Room G218 (Cancelled) (11/20/2017)

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Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:00:00 GMT

Attleboro Career Center Visit (11/20/2017)

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Campus Tour and Information Session – FR (11/20/2017)

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Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:00:00 GMT

Fall River Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) Visit (11/21/2017)

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