Biotechnology and Forensic DNA

Program Goals Statement

This program is designed to provide the student with the biological and chemical background to seek employment as a lab technician in the biotechnology/biomedical sectors.

Program Information

  • This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a laboratory technician in the biotechnology/biomedical sector.
  • Bristol offers several tutoring services and developmental courses to meet your career and academic goals.

After Bristol

  • With the continually growing biotech industry in Massachusetts, there is an ever-increasing need for laboratory technicians. The Bristol Biotechnology and Forensic DNA degree prepares students for work in both industrial and academic laboratories.
  • Bristol participates in the Statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer.
  • For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website at www.bristolcc.edu/transfer.

Degree Requirements

Elective Courses

Course #
Title
Credits
EGR 103: Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians  +
0 - 3
Sub-Total Credits
6-9

Program Courses

Course #
Title
Credits
Chemistry I & II  +
8
Sub-Total Credits
41
Total credits:
65-69

Course Sequencing

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
14
Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
18

Overview

Program

Degree

Associate in Science

Campus

Degree Offered

Associate in Science in Life Sciences (Biotechnology and Forensic DNA)

Program Contact

Adrienne Foster Scharf
Program Coordinator
Adrienne.FosterScharf@BristolCC.edu

Sarmad Saman
Dean of STEM
Sarmad.Saman@BristolCC.edu