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Biotechnology

Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a rapidly growing industry and Massachusetts has the second largest number of biotech companies in the nation. The Biotechnology Program at RCC prepares students for various career paths in research, human health, food, environment, forensics, instrumentation, and industrial goods. The program also provides graduates with educational opportunities in current and emerging technologies in the biotechnology industry, hands-on lab experience and internship opportunities with renowned employers. Graduates have the options of obtaining a job or transferring to a four-year institution for future education. Recent graduates have found their jobs in companies and research institutes in the area or transferred to BS programs at public or private universities, including UMASS Boston, Boston University and Northeastern University. 

Biotechnology

Course Requirements

Semester One - Fall 2023 Credits
Semester Two - Spring 2024 Credits
ENG102 English Comp. II 3.00
IST120 or CIS141: Microcomp Apps 3.00
SCI104 Biology II w/LAB 4.00
SCI124 Prin. of Chem II w/LAB 4.00
Semester Three - Fall 2024
ACS102 The College Experience 3.00
ENG101 English Comp. I 3.00
MAT103 Pre-Calculus 4.00
SCI103 Biology I w/LAB 4.00
SCI123 Prin. of Chem I w/LAB 4.00
Semester Four - Spring 2025
HUMELECT Humanities Electives 3.00
SCI207 Intro to Biomanufac II 4.00
SSIELECT Social Science Electives 3.00
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