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Technology Studies: Biomolecular Science Option
A College of Technology Pathway
The Connecticut College of Technology is an innovative program leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering or technology. The program consists of two distinct pathways, one in Engineering Science and one in Technology Studies. After completing the Technology Studies Pathway Program at Three Rivers, students may enter directly into technical fields at Central Connecticut State University or Charter Oak State College (Connecticut's External Degree Program). The Engineering Science Pathway leads directly into the School of Engineering at the University of Connecticut or the University of New Haven,
The pathway courses will transfer to engineering and technology programs at many other public and private universities as well.
Associate in Science
Contact Person: James Copeland- 860-215-9416
This option will create a new area of emphasis for the College of
Technology, providing an area of specialty for students who wish to
go into a biomolecular science career as a laboratory technician
and/or pursue a baccalaureate degree through the Pathways program at
Central Connecticut State University in Biomolecular Sciences. The
associate's degree can also serve as a career-oriented degree for
students who choose to enter workforce in various laboratory
environments such as an academic research laboratory, environmental
laboratory, or medical laboratory.
BIOMOLECULAR SCIENCE OPTION CURRICULUM
|Course ID||Title of Course||Credits|
|COM* K173°||Public Speaking||3|
|ECN* K102°||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|ENG* K202°||Technical Writing||3|
|HIS* K___||History Elective||3|
|__________||Fine Arts Elective||3|
|__________||GEO* or POL* Elective||3|
|__________||PSY* or SOC* Elective||3|
|Math and Science Core|
|CHE* K121°||General Chemistry I||4|
|PHY* K121°||General Physics I||4|
|BIO* K121°||General Biology I||4|
|BIO* K122°||General Biology II||4|
|PHY* K122°||General Physics II||4|
|Options: Please choose from the following specialized electives; BIO* K235, BIO* K260 or K262, BIO* K264(Molecular and Cellular Biology), CHE* K122, CHE* K217, CHE* K218, MAT* K254|
° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.
Technology Studies, Biomolecular Science Option, Associate in Science Degree
In addition to the outcomes listed for the Technology Studies degree, students who complete the Biomolecular Science Option will be able to achieve the following outcomes:
understand and apply the scientific method.
comprehend and apply basic techniques of scientific investigation.
complete laboratory analyses, compile data, and construct technical reports.
understand the classifications of organisms in the six kingdoms.
complete a systematic study of human anatomy and physiology.
understand and apply the principles of microbiology.
understand and the principles and implications of genetics and research.
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