Biotechnology is a college preparatory program designed for students wanting to pursue a career in the medical field as a medical doctor, researcher, geneticist, pathologist, biochemist or forensic scientist among others. This program meets the biology and health requirements for high school graduation and also offers advanced science credits. Honors or college prep credits can be contracted for. The course is approved for 15 college credits through Project Running Start. Microbiology and Biology college credits can be earned. Students who successfully complete Biotechnology I may be eligible for Biotechnology II and III (internship) on a competitive basis, as well as, Health Sciences I and Animal & Plant Science L A great deal of independence and a preparedness for college level work is required. Successful completion of Chemistry is recommended. Prerequisites: Freshman Science (B or better) and Algebra I (or taken concurrently).