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2014 - 2015 Biotechnology

Program Option:
Certificate – Biotechnology

Collin’s Biotechnology Program prepares students for entry level positions in biological research and industrial laboratories. Returning students can also benefit from the new methods and technologies related to agriculture, medicine, pharmaceuticals, and other applications.

Students planning to transfer to a college or university should check with the Collin academic advisor prior to beginning this program.


Certificate – Biotechnology
27 credit hours

First Semester
BIOL 1406 Biology for Science Majors I
BIOL 1414 Introduction to Biotechnology
BIOL 1415 Introduction to Biotechnology II
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I

Second Semester
BIOL 2416 Genetics 1
BITC 2386 Internship - Biology Technician / Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
                  (Capstone) 2
BITC 2431 Cell Culture Techniques

1. May substitute BIOL-2421 or CHEM-2423

2. May substitute BITC-2441


Note: The second digit in a course number indicates the number of credit hours
for that course.

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Department Chair:
Daphne Babcock
SCC - I226

Biotechnology Faculty Contact:
Bridgette Kirkpatrick
SCC - I208

Academic Advisor:
Matthew Gintonio
SCC - G148