Associate in Science (A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:


  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature or ENG 103 Composition II
  • COM 110 Public Speaking

Social Science

  • 3 credit hours of History (HIS) Electives
  • 6 credit hours of Social Science Electives


  • MAT 152 Pre-Calculus (Survey of Functions II)
  • MAT 271 Calculus I


  • BIO 121 General Biology I
  • BIO 122 General Biology II
  • BIO 222 Cell Biology
  • BIO 230 Microbiology
  • BIO 240 Principles of Genetics
  • BIO 241 Principles of Genetics Lab
  • BIO 283 Electrophoresis
  • BIO 286 Cell and Tissue Culture
  • BIO 287 Introduction to Biomanufacturing I
  • BIO 288 Introduction to Biomanufacturing II
  • CHM 121 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 122 General Chemistry II

Information Management

  • CSC 134 Core Word
  • CSC 135 Core Excel
  • CSC 136 Power Point

Health/Physical Education

  • 2 credit hours of Health/Physical Education (HPE) Electives

General Electives

  • 3 credit hours of approved electives. (See sample schedule.)

SUNY General Education Electives

For information on which courses fulfill SUNY General Education Electives and for information on transferring to a four-year school, visit

Visit FLCC

See the campus and envision yourself as an FLCC student! FLCC's Admissions Office offers a variety of visit and tour opportunities.

Learn More

Career Opportunities

Biotech professionals are in demand across many industries, including agriculture, health care, and manufacturing.

Get More Information