Biotechnology: Forensic Science Option

The forensic science option of the biotechnology program will prepare student for entry-level positions in forensics such as crime scene technician.   Apply & Register Program Details

The forensic science option of the biotechnology program will prepare student for entry-level positions in forensics such as crime scene technician.

 


Area of Interest:
Sciences & Mathematics
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Applied Science
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
BIO-111 Biology I - Science  4
BIT-102 Introduction to Biotechnology 1
CHM-145 Introduction to Forensic Science 4
MTH-125 Accelerated Precalculus 4
    16
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
BIO-221 Microbiology I 4
CHM-111 Chemistry I - Science 4
FSC-110 Introduction to Forensic Osteology 4
    15
Summer Semester
CHM-112 Chemistry II: Science 4
    4
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
BIT-201 Applications in Biotechnology 4
BIO-240 Genetics 4
CHM-221 Organic Chemistry I 4
...-... Diversity - Social Science General Education Elective 3
    15
Second Semester
BIT-202 Instrumental Analysis 4
BIT-200 Fundamentals of Biochemistry 4
FSC-120 Introduction to Forensic Toxicology 4
HPE-... Health & Exercise Science Elective 1
    13
Summer Semester
BIT-205 Biotechnology Internship 3
    3
  Total Minimum Credits 66

Program Goals

  • To prepare students for entry-level employment in a biotechnology/forensic science area.
  • To provide students with a foundation in general education.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Analyze data using mathematical and fundamental forensic science principles.
  2. Explain the principles of forensic science in both written and oral formats.
  3. Use computer integrated instrumentation to analyze forensic evidence.

Employment Opportunities

  • Crime lab
  • Biotech lab
  • Pharmaceutical lab

Special Program Requirements

A student in the biotechnology Forensic Science Option must earn a grade of “C” or better in all science, biotechnology and forensics courses to be eligible for the FSC.AAS degree.

Transfer Opportunities

Contact Person

William T. Lavell
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4478
email: wlavell@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

41.0101

Program Code

FSC.AAS