* An Associate of Science degree is considered a terminal degree. The decision on course transfer ability rests with the receiving institution.
NYUS’s Associate of Science degree in Biotechnology trains students in many disciplines including genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology. Graduates possess the skills to perform laboratory tests using standardized laboratory procedures.
The following objectives are designed to meet NYUS’s mission and objectives.
To develop a student’s ability to perform proficiently on laboratory and testing procedures
To develop a student’s abilities in critical thinking and documentation
To develop students for entry-level position in the biotechnology field
Prerequisites for Major Courses
General education courses must be completed with an overall grade average of 2.00 or higher.
To receive an Associate of Science in Biotechnology, students must earn 62.5 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Biotechnology Major Courses (38.5 credit hours total)|
|Fundamentals of Biochemistry||4.0 credit hours|
|Molecular and Cell Biology||4.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Biotechnology||4.0 credit hours|
|Cell Culturing||4.0 credit hours|
|Microbiology||4.0 credit hours|
|Clinical Immunology||4.0 credit hours|
|Genetics||4.0 credit hours|
|Biotechnology Externship I||3.5 credit hours|
|Biotechnology Externship II||3.5 credit hours|
|Biotechnology Externship III||3.5 credit hours|
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