What types of Biotechnology are typically offered in High School?

Career & Technical Education (CTE)

Typically a multi-year program aligned with state content and skills standards. These courses often articulate with biotechnology pathways to local community college programs leading to employment opportunities not requiring a 4 year degree.

Dual Enrollment or Dual Credit Courses 

One or more classes taken during high school where students earn high school and college credits. Typically part of a community college pathway leading to an industry job or transfer to a 4 year degree in a Biotechnology related field.  

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Biotechnology Electives

Semester or year long courses using standards and learning objectives identified by classroom teachers, schools or districts.

Embedded or Modular Units

Biotech learning embedded into a variety of science classes like Biology. Typically, these experiences are modular and are not semester or year long courses.