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Program Requirements

Biotechnology: Associate in Science

Minimum Credits for Graduation: 63

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First Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 16  
BIOL104, General Biology I*
4 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
BIOT101, Introduction to Biotechnology
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CAPS, CAPS Elective1
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CHEM101, Principles of Chemistry I
4 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR CHEM107, General Chemistry I
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL100, Academic Writing I*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
SUNY Gen Ed Restricted Elective
ANTH202, Cultural Anthropology
ANTH220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World
ANTH260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad
ARAB101, Arabic I
ARAB102, Arabic II
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II
ART 109, Graphic Design
ART 110, Design I
ART 111, Photography I
ART 112, Photography II
ART 114, Design II
ART 115, Painting I
ART 120, Drawing I
ART 122, Drawing II
ART 130, Ceramics
ART 180, Typography
ART 200, Illustration
ART 208, Women and Art
ART 270, Computer Graphics I
ART 271, Computer Graphics II
CHIN101, Mandarin Chinese I
CHIN102, Mandarin Chinese II
ENGL105, Beginning Acting
ENGL200, Screenwriting
ENGL255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction
FREN101, French I
FREN102, French II
FREN201, Intermediate French I
FREN202, Intermediate French II
GERM101, Beginning German I
GERM102, Beginning German II
HSTY101, Development of the Western Tradition I
HSTY102, Development of the Western Tradition II
HSTY110, World History to 1500
HSTY111, World History Since 1500
HSTY201, American History to 1877
HSTY202, American History Since 1877
HSTY215, History of Latin America
HSTY225, African American History
HSTY233, Women in U.S. History
HSTY252, Native American History: Colonial Policies
HSTY255, Labor History
HSTY260, Topics in Modern Latin America
ITAL101, Italian I
ITAL102, Italian II
MUSI101, Music Appreciation
POSC260, Topics in Modern Latin America
RECR150, Play Across Cultures
RECR215, Recreation and the Expressive Arts
RUSN101, Russian I
RUSN102, Russian II
SOCE150, Play Across Cultures
SOCE258, Creative Nonfiction
SOCI220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World
SOCI225, Globalization & the Contemporary World
SPAN101, Beginning Spanish I
SPAN102, Beginning Spanish II
SPAN201, Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN202, Intermediate Spanish II
WGST208, Women and Art
WGST233, Women in U.S. History

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Second Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 17  
BIOL216, General Microbiology*
4 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CHEM102, Principles of Chemistry II
4 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR CHEM108, General Chemistry II
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL101, Academic Writing II
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
MATH132, College Algebra and Trigonometry
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR MATH135, Precalculus Mathematics
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR MATH201, Calculus I
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

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Third Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
BIOL201, Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR BIOL205, General Genetics
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR BIOL211, Ecology
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR BIOL220, Cell Biology
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
BIOL206, Molecular Genetic Techniques
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
BIOL221, Cell Culture Techniques
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
CHEM205, Organic Chemistry I
4 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
MATH200, Statistics
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

Fourth Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
BIOT295, Biotechnology Seminar
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
Business Administration Elective
BUAD, BUAD Elective

3 Use Schedule Search for electives

3 Use Schedule Search for electives
SUNY Gen Ed Restricted Elective
ANTH202, Cultural Anthropology
ANTH220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World
ANTH260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad
ARAB101, Arabic I
ARAB102, Arabic II
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II
ART 109, Graphic Design
ART 110, Design I
ART 111, Photography I
ART 112, Photography II
ART 114, Design II
ART 115, Painting I
ART 120, Drawing I
ART 122, Drawing II
ART 130, Ceramics
ART 180, Typography
ART 200, Illustration
ART 208, Women and Art
ART 270, Computer Graphics I
ART 271, Computer Graphics II
CHIN101, Mandarin Chinese I
CHIN102, Mandarin Chinese II
ENGL105, Beginning Acting
ENGL200, Screenwriting
ENGL255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction
FREN101, French I
FREN102, French II
FREN201, Intermediate French I
FREN202, Intermediate French II
GERM101, Beginning German I
GERM102, Beginning German II
HSTY101, Development of the Western Tradition I
HSTY102, Development of the Western Tradition II
HSTY110, World History to 1500
HSTY111, World History Since 1500
HSTY201, American History to 1877
HSTY202, American History Since 1877
HSTY215, History of Latin America
HSTY225, African American History
HSTY233, Women in U.S. History
HSTY252, Native American History: Colonial Policies
HSTY255, Labor History
HSTY260, Topics in Modern Latin America
ITAL101, Italian I
ITAL102, Italian II
MUSI101, Music Appreciation
POSC260, Topics in Modern Latin America
RECR150, Play Across Cultures
RECR215, Recreation and the Expressive Arts
RUSN101, Russian I
RUSN102, Russian II
SOCE150, Play Across Cultures
SOCE258, Creative Nonfiction
SOCI220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World
SOCI225, Globalization & the Contemporary World
SPAN101, Beginning Spanish I
SPAN102, Beginning Spanish II
SPAN201, Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN202, Intermediate Spanish II
WGST208, Women and Art
WGST233, Women in U.S. History

3 Use Schedule Search for electives
Unrestricted Elective
ACAD, ACAD Elective
ACCT, ACCT Elective
ANTH, ANTH Elective
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART, ART Elective
ASTR, ASTR Elective
BIOL, BIOL Elective
BUAD, BUAD Elective
CAPS, CAPS Elective
CDSC, CDSC Elective
CFOR, CFOR Elective
CHEM, CHEM Elective
CHIN, CHIN Elective
CIS, CIS Elective
COMM, COMM Elective
CONT, CONT Elective
COOP, COOP Elective
COOP, COOP Elective
CRJU, CRJU Elective
CSCI, CSCI Elective
CSS, CSS Elective
DRAF, DRAF Elective
ECHD, ECHD Elective
ECON, ECON Elective
EDUC, EDUC Elective
ELEC, ELEC Elective
EMT, EMT Elective
ENGL ELEC, English Elective
ENGL1, ENGL1 Elective
ENGL2, ENGL2 Elective
ENSC, ENSC Elective
ENVS, ENVS Elective
ESL, ESL Elective
ESOL1, ESOL1 Elective
FITN, FITN Elective
FREN, FREN Elective
FSS, FSS Elective
GEOG, GEOG Elective
GEOL, GEOL Elective
GERM, GERM Elective
HLTH, HLTH Elective
HRMG, HRMG Elective
HSTY, HSTY Elective
HUMN, HUMN Elective
HUMS, HUMS Elective
IED, IED Elective
INTD, INTD Elective
IRM, IRM Elective
MATH ELEC, Mathematics Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH2, MATH2 Elective
METR, METR Elective
MUSI, MUSI Elective
NURS, NURS Elective
OFFC, OFFC Elective
PARA, PARA Elective
PARC, PARC Elective
PHIL, PHIL Elective
PHSC, PHSC Elective
POSC, POSC Elective
PSED, PSED Elective
PSYC, PSYC Elective
RDNG1, RDNG1 Elective
RECR, RECR Elective
REST, REST Elective
RUSN, RUSN Elective
SOCE, SOCE Elective
SOCI, SOCI Elective
SPAN, SPAN Elective
SPMT, SPMT Elective
TOUR, TOUR Elective
UNRE, UNRE Elective
WGST, WGST Elective
WINE, WINE Elective
WOST, WOST Elective

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A “C” or better grade is required in ENGL 100, BIOL 104 and BIOL 216.

A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a three credit unrestricted elective. The course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.

Restricted Elective: Any BUAD course to be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor.

SUNY GEN ED restricted elective: Select from two of the following SUNY GEN ED areas: 4-American History, 5-Western Civilization, 6-Other World Civilizations, 8-The Arts, or 9-Foreign Language.

*Grade of C or better is required