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2-year option BS

Overview

Students seeking a Bachelor of Science (BS) in bioscience technologies can enter Jefferson for upper-division study after completing prerequisite coursework at another school. The 2-year option is for students with at least 55 credits.

The BS is offered in three specialty areas:

Program Length

2 prior years of specific prerequisite coursework (55 credits)
2 academic years (full time)

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Curriculum

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Baccalaureate Degree Program

(Full-time, 2-year option for students entering as juniors)

Junior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 301    Molecular Biology 3
LS 303    Fundamental Clinical and Experimental Techniques 3
BT 303    Molecular Preparatory Techniques 1
BT 310    Basic Molecular Techniques 4
BT 405    Microbial Genetics 3
CH 304    Biochemistry 3
Total 17

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 440    Current Research in the Biosciences 2
BT 320    Cell and Tissue Culture 4
BT 403    Human Genetics 3
BT 410    Molecular Diagnostic Techniques 4
BT 411    Protein Purification and Characterization 3
Total 16

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 311    Functional Histology 2
BT 412    Biotechnology Practicum I 4  
BT 422    Biotechnology Practicum II 4  
MT 331    Immunology 3  
HCA 300   Healthcare Delivery in America 3  
Total 16

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 416    Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 413    Pathology 2
LS 430    Laboratory Standards and Practices 3
BT 401    Systems Biology 2
BT 432    Biotechnology Practicum III 4
BT 442    Biotechnology Practicum IV 4
Total 16

 

Credit Summary Credits
Credits Required for Admission 55
Credits for Junior Year 33
Credits for Senior Year 32
Total Credits for Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioscience Technologies - "2-year" option (Biotechnology/Molecular Sciences) 120

 

Baccalaureate Degree Program

(Full-time, 2-year option for students entering as juniors)

Junior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 301    Molecular Biology 3
LS 303    Fundamental Clinical and Experimental Techniques 3
LS 311    Functional Histology 2
CT 301    Principles of Cell Analysis 2
CT 311    Gynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations 3
CT 312    Gynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations Laboratory 5
Total 18

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 413    Pathology 2
CT 307    Cellular and Molecular Laboratory Techniques 4
CT 315    Nongynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations I 4
CT 317    Nongynecologic Cytology and Histocorrelations II 4
Total 14

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 498    Special Topics in Laboratory Science 2
CT 412    Cytotechnology Practicum I 4
CT 413    Cytotechnology Practicum II 4
CH 304    Biochemistry 3
HCA 300    Healthcare Delivery in America 3
Total 16

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 416   Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 430    Laboratory Standards and Practices 3
LS 440    Current Research in the Biosciences 2
CT 325    Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics 3
CT 414    Cytotechnology Practicum III 4
CT 415    Cytotechnology Practicum IV 4
Total 17

 

Credit Summary Credits
Credits Required for Admission 55
Credits for Junior Year 32
Credits for Senior Year 33
Total Credits for Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioscience Technologies - "2-year" option (Biotechnology/Molecular Sciences) 120

 

Baccalaureate Degree Program

(Full-time, 2-year option for students entering as juniors)

Junior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 303     Fundamental Clinical and Experimental Techniques 3
MT 312    Microbiology I 3
MT 323     Chemistry I 2
MT 331     Immunology 3
MT 341     Hematology I 3
CH 304     Biochemistry 3
Total 17

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
MT 307     Clinical and Molecular Laboratory Techniques 4
MT 313     Microbiology II 3
MT 324     Chemistry II 3
MT 343     Hematology II 3
MT 352     Immunohematology 3
Total 16

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester Semester Credits
LS 301     Molecular Biology 3
LS 311     Functional Histology 2
HCA 300    Healthcare Delivery in America 3
MT 412     Medical Technology Practicum I 4
MT 422     Medical Technology Practicum II 4
Total 16

 

Spring Semester Semester Credits
LS 413     Pathology 2
LS 416    Comprehensive Examination 1
LS 430     Laboratory Standards and Practices 3
LS 440     Current Research in the Biosciences 2
MT 442     Medical Technology Practicum III 4
MT 454     Medical Technology Practicum IV 4
Total 16

 

Credit Summary Credits
Credits Required for Admission 55
Credits for Junior Year 33
Credits for Senior Year 32
Total Credits for Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioscience Technologies - "2-year" option (Biotechnology/Molecular Sciences) 120

 

Contact

Tammi Wrice
Assistant Director
of Admissions
(215) 503-1043
tammi.wrice
@jefferson.edu


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