950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Academic Level Targeted: college
Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group
Type of Program: education
Program Attributes: for credit
Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biotechnology
Additional Comments: Biotechnology is the manipulation of living things to make useful products. The main focus of the Associate degree in Biotechnology is the manipulation of DNA to generate recombinant proteins. The core biotechnology coursework is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in current techniques in biotechnology and working knowledge of standard operating procedures, precise documentation of experimental results, and data analysis.
Successful graduates of this program will possess a combination of hands-on skills and basic science/math knowledge required for entry-level career opportunities in the biomedical sciences industry, including industrial biotechnology research and production laboratories, pharmaceutical laboratories, and academic research laboratories. The primary program objectives are achieved through lecture courses, laboratory sessions, seminars, and culminate with an internship.