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The field of biotechnology (a field of applied biology that involves the use of living organisms and bioprocesses in engineering, technology, medicine, and other applications) touches nearly every aspect of each of our lives.

An Associate in Science Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better. The Biotechnology A.S. degree is appropriate for students wishing to obtain entry-level employment in the biotechnology industry while preparing to advance their career by transferring to a 4-year university.

Required core biotechnology courses: (16 units)

3 units BIOSC-172 Introduction to Biotechnology

2 units BIOSC-172L Introduction to Biotechnology Lab

2 units BIOSC-157 Foundations in Biotechnology

1 unit BIOSC-159 Foundations in Biotechnology Lab

4 units BIOSC-147 Cell and Molecular Biology

5 units CHEM-120 General College Chemistry

Plus, 4 units from the following laboratory courses:

2 units BIOSC-182 GLP and GMP; Principles and Compliance

2 units BIOSC-183 Mammalian Cell Culture

2 units BIOSC-186 Protein Purification and Analysis

2 units BIOSC-188 Biotechnology Operations: Analytic Lab, Bioprocessing

Coursework from other colleges with the following C-ID’s fulfill this requirement: BIOT210BX for BIOSC182, BIOT220BX for BIOSC186, BIOT230BX for BIOSC183

Plus, 3 units from the following business and communication courses:

3 units SPCH-120 Public Speaking

3 units BUS-120 Introduction to Management

Plus, 3.5-4 units from the following computer and data proficiency courses:

4 units MATH-164 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

4 units CIS-135 Introduction to Computers

3.5 units BOT-224 Microsoft Excel for Business

3.5 units BOT-226 Microsoft Access for Business

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Contra Costa College

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (MINIMUM OF 60 UNITS)

Biaya kuliah
USD $346/unit
Tanggal mulai

24 Januari 2022


Contra Costa College

2600 Mission Bell Drive,



94860, United States

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa dari Amerika Serikat

Students must also maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

Graduation from a U.S. high school with grades of C or higher in academic English (not ESL) or equivalent.

English Proficiency Tests:

  • TOEFL iBT - 61
  • IELTS Academic - 5.5 (Minimum band scores of 4.5)
  • CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced) - 160
  • iTEP Academic (International Test of English Proficiency) - 3.5
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) - 45
  • TOEFL iTP - 500

Note from client: this is just for Fall 2020, but at least students will know they can still apply (in fact even a bit later probably).

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