Biotechnology is a field of applied biology that involves using living organisms to make or improve products. It is an interdisciplinary science that incorporates elements of biology, chemistry, engineering, physics and mathematics.

Students who enter this field will find many challenging career opportunities and the potential to develop new products aimed at solving some of society’s urgent problems.

Work with FVCC academic advisors to customize your degree so you're prepared to transfer and study Biotechnology. In two years, earn an associate degree, complete lower-level general education requirements, and prepare to transfer to any four-year institution to earn a bachelor’s degree.


Transfer tracks are customized programs of study that prepare students to transfer. You will earn an Associate of Arts (AA) or an Associate of Science (AS) degree customized to your interests and transfer needs.

Associate of Science (AS) Degree Requirements