In Association with Pitt Community College

Cooperative Agreement

Craven Community College has established a collaborative agreement with Pitt Community College that allows students to take a majority of their courses at Craven and the remaining courses at Pitt Community College. Pitt Community College awards the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Biotechnology after the successful completion of the required coursework.

Program Description

The Biotechnology curriculum, which has emerged from molecular biology and chemical engineering, is designed to meet the increasing demand for skilled laboratory technicians in various fields of biological and chemical technology.

Coursework emphasizes biology, chemistry, mathematics, and technical communications. The curriculum objectives are designed to prepare graduates to serve in three distinct capacities: research assistant to a biologist or chemist, laboratory technician/instrumentation technician, or quality control/quality assurance technician.

Career Opportunities

Upon completing the program; students may be hired by:

  • automobile dealership
  • automotive repair and maintenance facilities
  • automotive parts, accessories, and tire facilities
  • federal government
  • local government

Graduates may find employment in various areas of industry and government, including:

  • research and development
  • manufacturing
  • pharmaceuticals
  • forensic laboratories
  • sales
  • customer service.

Contact Information

Associate Dean, Liberal Arts and University Transfer – Math, Science, and Social Science

Associate Vice President for Instruction

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