May 20, 2019  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology and Biotechnology


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The Biology and Biotechnology program at Endicott College offers students a progressive education comprised of cutting-edge technical training within a comprehensive curriculum framework. Bio/Biotech lecture and laboratory courses combine modern biology and chemistry with an emphasis on high technology. The curriculum is designed to provide the knowledge and the methodological skills needed for success in this important and broad field. 

Biotechnology is considered by many to be the third technological revolution. Like the industrial revolution and the revolution in information technology, biotechnology is expected to change the world. Discoveries and applications in the field contribute to health and medicine, food and nutrition, energy solutions, nanotechnology, environmental cleanup and management, bio-warfare preparedness, forensics, agriculture, and more.

Graduates of the program will find exciting career opportunities in the rapidly expanding biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Students who choose the Pre-Professional concentration may further their education at medical, veterinary, dental, or other professional schools. Students interested in exploring scientific advances that will help remediate existing and future environmental crises may choose the optional Environmental Science concentration. 

Possible careers include:

Research Scientist/Biomedical Engineer 
DNA Forensics
Health sciences (physician, veterinarian, dentist and other) 
Environmental scientist 
Genetic counselor
Bioinformatics 
Patent law
Biotech and pharmaceutical industry administration
Government lobbyist

Continuation in the Program


Bio/Biotech students are expected to maintain a GPA within the major of 2.5.
 

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