By enrolling in SCC’s Biotechnology classes, you will utilize scientific thinking and molecular biology to solve worldwide issues related to food, fuel and disease.
The Biotechnology concentration provides students with a background in biology and chemistry, as well as a working knowledge of biotechnology by focusing on laboratory protocols in a regulated environment. Coursework leads to an Associate of Science degree, which prepares students for careers as technical assistants in biomedical, pharmaceutical, academic, and bioengineering laboratories. Core coursework prepares students to further their education at local four-year institutions leading to more advanced degrees. Students gain practical experience through a practicum.
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Students will be able to work efficiently in a regulated environment to fulfill a need for middle skills jobs in the Nebraska economy.
Relationships between SCC and local four-year institutions will allow for students to pursue further education and earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Biotechnology or related field.
Contact Information:Misty Wehling, Science Instructor
8800 O St., Lincoln, NE 68520
NOTE: Not all courses on this list will transfer credit to four-year colleges and universities. It is the student’s responsibility to contact an advisor at the college or university to which they plan to transfer to determine the courses that will transfer. Students are encouraged to meet with an SCC transfer advisor.
Estimated ExpensesTo determine overall costs, students should plan a budget that includes room, meals, clothing, laundry, medical care, recreation and entertainment, transportation, insurance, etc., as well as the expenses below.
Nebraska Resident tuition rate is $65.50 per credit hour.
Out-of-state tuition rate is $79.50 per credit hour.
Student fee is $2 per credit hour.
Graduation fee is $25.