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Biotechnology

Western Connecticut State University

48 months
Duration
25226 USD/year
25226 USD/year
11822 USD/year
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About

The Department of Chemistry offers the chemical training necessary for allied health areas such as nursing. The Bachelor of Arts in Biotechnology from Western Connecticut State University is accredited by the American Chemical Society.

Overview

Consistent with the university’s mission to serve as an accessible, responsive and creative intellectual resource for the people and institutions of Connecticut, the Department of Chemistry endeavors to provide a thorough, modern education in chemistry that is tailored to the individual student’s background and career objectives. The Bachelor of Arts in Biotechnology from Western Connecticut State University is accredited by the American Chemical Society.

Objectives

To accomplish this mission, the Department of Chemistry:

  • Continues to offer our students the highest quality undergraduate programs in chemistry and biochemistry.
  • Emphasizes laboratory techniques throughout the undergraduate curriculum to develop students’ synthetic, analytical, instrumental and computational skills.
  • Provides laboratory experiences using modern instrumentation and data reduction methods.
  • Provides a personalized learning environment through faculty mentored undergraduate research opportunities and cooperative education research.
  • Prepares students for graduate education in the sciences, the health professions and other fields of interest.
  • Assists students in discerning appropriate careers through diligent advising.
  • Provides chemical training necessary for nursing and community health students.
  • Fosters the growth and development of faculty through research, attendance at professional meetings, and publication and presentation of scholarly work.
  • Continues to collaborate with chemical industry professionals in the tri-state area to support professional growth of faculty as well as research opportunities for the students.
  • Expresses its strong commitment to public service by collaborating with regional elementary, junior and senior high school educators to promote science education. Assesses entering students’ backgrounds in math and science to place students in appropriate chemistry courses.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • General Chemistry 
  • General Biology 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Genetics
  • General Microbiology
  • Analytical Chemistry Lecture
  • Analytical Chem Lab

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

122 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Medical forms
  • Personal Essay explaining your reasons for seeking admission OR on a topic of your choice
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from teachers or employers – OPTIONAL
  • Official Test Scores. 
  • High School and University Diplomas and Transcripts with Foreign Credit Evaluation
  • Affidavit of Support
  • $50 Non-Refundable Application Fee 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12613 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    25226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12613 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11822 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5911 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Danbury

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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