Biotechnology

Program Purpose:

Students who complete a biotechnology course will be able to understand and explain the operations that take place in an industrial biotechnology setting, perform many of these operations, and assess and critique the extent to which they are meeting or exceeding the standards appropriate to these activities.

 

Degree in Biotechnology:

Students completing the Associate of Science Degree in Biotechnology will be able to:

  • Identify the chronological sequence of steps needed to bring a biotechnology product from discovery to market.
  • Explain the operations that take place in an industrial biotechnology setting.
  • Assess and critique the extent to which they are meeting or exceeding the standards appropriate to biotechnology activities.

 

Certificates of Achievement in Biotechnology:

Students completing the Certificate of Achievement in Biotechnology will be able to:

  • Successfully culture cells and purify product produced by such cell cultures.

Students completing the Certificate of Achievement in Biotechnology Manufacturing Operators will be able to:

  • Work successfully in a clean room environment and understand Quality Control and Validation principles.

 

Successful Completions (Student Outcomes)

Program/Discipline Award Type Award Title 2011-12
Awards
2012-13
Awards
2013-14
Awards
2014-15
Awards
2015-16
Awards
Biotechnology Degree Biotechnology 2 2 3 5 3
Certificate Biotechnology 2 2 0 0 0
Certificate Manufacturing Operator  2 1 5 2 4
Certificate Biomedical Device n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

2016 Report on Learning Outcomes

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