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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biotechnology, Certificate (417.4)


This program is designed for students who already have a baccalaureate degree in the sciences and want to expand their background in biotechnology. The curriculum is designed to include background courses in biology and chemistry, with special emphasis on molecular biology and the specific techniques for the biotechnology industry. Career paths include lab technician or a research technician.

Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will:

  1. Prepare lab reagents to conduct experiments with minimum sources of error using basic instruments and mathematics skills.
  2. Work effectively in cooperative teams in a lab setting to design and complete experiments.
  3. Report the analysis of laboratory findings using both oral and written communications.

Certificate Requirements

Total: 13 Credits

Total: 12 Credits

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 25

1 Internship consists of 120 hours in a lab.

Prospective students must demonstrate a proficiency in the following courses: