Your biotechnology career is waiting!
Local job opportunities are growing in biomedical research, bioenergy and biosciences. At Palm Beach State College you can chart your career path in exciting STEM fields including: biomedical research, laboratory science, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, product manufacturing, diagnostics, genomics, proteomics and disease models.
Join us for a free one-hour workshop designed for new and prospective students who are curious about a career in Biotechnology. Learn about biotech courses and internships, tour our high-tech facilities, meet faculty, hear from students and try on a lab coat!
Biotechnology is a Controlled Access Program. Students planning to declare Biotechnology A.S as a degree objective must attend a mandatory information session and meet with the program director. Students must have a minimum of a 2.6 GPA and have passed the following courses with a grade of a "C" or higher prior to selecting Biotechnology as their degree objective.
BSC1010 Principles of Biology I (3 credits)
BSC1010L Principles of Biology I Lab (1credit)
CHM1045 General Chemistry I (3 credits)
CHM1045L General Chemistry I Lab (1 credit)
MAC1105 College Algebra (3 credits)
ENC1101 College Composition (3 credits)
BSC2421 Introduction to Biotechnology (3 credits)
BSC2421L Introduction to Biotechnology Lab (2 credit)