Biotechnology Certificate of Achievement

Code: COA.BIO.TECH

The Certificate of Achievement in Biotechnology is designed prepares students interested in gaining the working knowledge and skills used in modern Biotechnology laboratories without necessarily earning a degree. Very well suited for students who already have a college degree but are considering a career in Biotechnology. Students in the program take a year of General Biology, a two semester sequence in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics plus a foundation of supporting Mathematics, Science and General Education courses

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the methodology of biotechnology, including genetic modification, isolation, purification, and analysis of nucleic acids and proteins.
  • Acquire laboratory competence by developing and refining technical and analytical skills.

Career Pathways

     
     
     

First Semester

BIO-101General Biology I

4

CHM-140General Chemistry I

3

CHM-141General Chemistry - Lab

1

Total Credit Hours:8

Second Semester

BIO-210Introduction to Biotechnology

4

MAT-150Statistics I

3

Total Credit Hours:7

Third Semester

BIO-211Introduction to Bioinformatics

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 18

Specific Program Notes

Students enrolled in this program ARE REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by Placement Testing.