Professional and Technical

Biotechnology – Diploma (D20100)

The Biotechnology curriculum, which has emerged from molecular biology and chemical engineering, is designed to meet the increasing demands for skilled laboratory technicians in various fields of biological and chemical technology.

BCC also offers a Biotechnology Degree option.  The Biotechnology Diploma program is specifically designed to help students get ahead in their professional field of interest and is also a stepping stone to those who may want to pursue a Biotechnology Associate Degree.

Note: BCC and UNCG have an articulation agreement allowing students who complete an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Biotechnology at BCC to transfer to UNCG in Biology.

Diploma (D20100)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
ACA 115 Success and Study Skills 1
BIO 111 General Biology I 4
BTC 181 Basic Lab Techniques 4
CHM 151 General Chemistry 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods l 4
Semester Total 20
Spring Semester #1
BIO 112 General Biology II 4
BIO 275 Microbiology 4
BTC 250 Principles of Genetics 3
BTC 281 Bioprocess Techniques 4
CHM 132 Organic and Biochemistry 4
Semester Total 19
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 39