Associate in Science
Department Chairperson: Michael Shea, Ph.D.
Science Center, Suite 319, (518) 629-7453
Hudson Valley offers an associate in science degree in Biotechnology, with a curriculum designed to address the interdisciplinary nature of this field. As a Biotechnology student at Hudson Valley, you will be offered a strong, overall background in the sciences, including biology, chemistry and mathematics. Grounded in basic science and liberal arts, along with laboratory experience in standard biotechnological techniques, the program will prepare you to enter the job market directly or transfer to a variety of four-year programs. Because the applications of biotechnology are so diverse, and because the industry is growing rapidly, a career in biotechnology offers opportunities to students interested in biology. Fueled by continued advances in cellular and molecular biology, the field of biotechnology is constantly growing and diversifying. Techniques originally developed in research laboratories have become powerful tools for industrial research and production. Jobs in biotechnology are available in the health sciences, pharmaceutical development, medical diagnostics, basic research, forensics or other fields.
Program Entrance Requirements
|Algebra, geometry and algebra II or 3 units of equivalent academic math, biology, chemistry (80 or above in each course)
||Fall and Spring
||80 or above
The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term as outlined would be approximately $925.