Arts & Sciences



The Biotechnology degree is offered through a collaborative program agreement with Pitt Community College.

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

Course work 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, and quality control/quality assurance technician.

Graduates may find employment in various areas of industry and government, including research and development, manufacturing, sales, and customer service.

Biotechnology Degree Course Checklist


Faculty Contact:

Ben Trimpi
Anatomy & Physiology/Microbiology Instructor
Edgecombe Community College
Havens Building, Office 453
2009 W. Wilson St.
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 823-5166, ext. 156