Degree Type:Associate of Science Degree
Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete:
- Transfer Degree
The Associate of Science degree in Physical and Natural Sciences - Biotechnology Specialization at Piedmont Virginia Community College prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree that will position you to conduct entry-level basic research in a university or private industry science lab. PVCC has guaranteed transfer agreements with top colleges and universities that guarantee admission to PVCC graduates who meet specific academic transfer criteria.
Jobs this program prepares you for:
- Research Technician
or HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I / 3 Credit Hours
or HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II / 3 Credit Hours
or CHM 260 Introductory Biochemistry / 3 Credit Hours
or CHM 299 Course recommended for 2nd year students / 2 Credit Hours
or NAS 299
or MTH 157 Elementary Statistics / 3 Credit Hours
or MTH 271 Applied Calculus I / 3 Credit Hours
or Physical Education Elective
Additional Program Information:
Students entering all transfer degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course, which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112, in order to graduate. Approved Writing Intensive Courses are specified with a "WI" section designation.
- Mathematics: Check with the intended transfer college or university to ensure that they appropriate math courses and sequencing are selected.
- List of courses that fulfill the requirement for Humanities Elective and Social Science Elective can be found in the Biotechnology Degree Requirements printable version.
- Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the humanities elective requirement for this program.
Printable Biotechnology Degree Requirements.